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      12-10-2012, 05:06 PM   #1
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Smile This represents all of us N54 owners :)

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      12-10-2012, 05:12 PM   #2
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Honestly, I love when my n55 spools up too.
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Honestly, I love when my n55 spools up too.
bet we all do! but its dat wastegate that makes us cringe!
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      12-10-2012, 07:38 PM   #5
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So true...
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bet we all do! but its dat wastegate that makes us cringe!
Not too many waste gate rattle in the N55.
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Shouldn't it be turboS??
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Is there a way to fix that wastegate rattle?
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Shouldn't it be turboS??
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Is there a way to fix that wastegate rattle?
Look up JB4 they got a fix for it
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Is there a way to fix that wastegate rattle?
BMW's fix is a software update and if that doesn't work they replace the turbo's (actually, only the turbo that is rattling). It is covered under the extended 6 year 82,000 mile warranty. If you have the rattle, get it into a dealer.
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Even if the car has a salvage title?
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That image could use a bit of QA. Not only should it be "turbos" as already pointed out (except for the N55), I'm not entirely sure what a "wastgate" is. Is that like the "westgate" I occasionally read about here as well?
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That image could use a bit of QA. Not only should it be "turbos" as already pointed out (except for the N55), I'm not entirely sure what a "wastgate" is. Is that like the "westgate" I occasionally read about here as well?
when the waste gates are closed you look like the first picture, when the waste gates open you look like the second picture, that should give you an idea of what a waste gate does
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Even if the car has a salvage title?
You can try but most likely not. I had an Acura RSX with a salvage title. I tried to get work done with a TSB but was told they would not do the work for free. I was also told the only way they would do warranty work is if it were a recall for safety.
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when the waste gates are closed you look like the first picture, when the waste gates open you look like the second picture, that should give you an idea of what a waste gate does
I know what the OP meant and what a wastegate does, I was just commenting that some proofreading wouldn't have hurt.
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I know what the OP meant and what a wastegate does, I was just commenting that some proofreading wouldn't have hurt.
O lol sorry i type fast.
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