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    Exclamation My 08 wrx won't start please help

    I just upgraded with a new turbo-programmer-cold air intake-exhaust.. It starts up and shuts itself off after a second.. Any ideas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDalyShow View Post
    I just upgraded with a new turbo-programmer-cold air intake-exhaust.. It starts up and shuts itself off after a second.. Any ideas?
    You tuned your ecu for that?
    And you don't need a Turbo timer for a WRX. Get rid of it.

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    The turbo programmer is set up wrong or malfunctioning.

    You don't need it, remove, sell or return.
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    Turbo programmer? The hell is that?
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    lol turbo timer i think he means.
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    yeaaa......remove the turbo timer, get a tune for your other mods.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UEDan View Post
    You tuned your ecu for that?
    And you don't need a Turbo timer for a WRX. Get rid of it.
    Well I didn't get a turbo timer I just upgraded and got the amrcxr 500.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDalyShow View Post
    Well I didn't get a turbo timer I just upgraded and got the amrcxr 500.
    Ahhh, so your original post should be read like: "New turbo, programmer, cold air intake, and exhaust." Gotcha.

    So what do you mean by "programmer?"
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    I'm sorry, so you just slapped on a new turbo with no other supporting mods?

    What's a programmer?...

    So far I have that you put on a turbo, programmer(wth is that?), intake, exhaust.

    If you put on another turbo, you need other mods to support it, and please explain what a "programmer" is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDalyShow View Post
    Well I didn't get a turbo timer I just upgraded and got the amrcxr 500.
    What injectors/Intercooler are you running?
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    It probably won't start because you aren't getting enough fuel to power that new turbo. Never heard of the turbo you put on so this is just a guess.
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    I understand why he got a new programmer, this was the old one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelwfox View Post
    It probably won't start because you aren't getting enough fuel to power that new turbo. Never heard of the turbo you put on so this is just a guess.
    doubtful. He's not boosting at idle.
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    Who did the turbo installation? Possible vacuum leak or something along those lines (pun intended)?
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