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      09-28-2006, 01:13 PM   #63
shiv@vishnu
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Quote:
Originally Posted by undecided
Wouldn't this 3rd solenoid be detectable by mechanics thus voiding the warranty? Can this be done as a purely software solution?
If you have a 10mm wrench handy, you can certainly unbolt it (and its little cute mount) from your engine bay in about 8 seconds. Increasing boost controller activity through the software will leave evidence of tapering. It would reach max allowable solenoid duty cycle and the ECU would say "hey... why do i have to run 99% duty cycle to hit those boost targets. Something must be wrong."

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