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      01-08-2013, 09:48 PM   #1
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I'm fairly certain at this point my wastegate is taking a dump

What were the telltale signs for some of you?
I am getting a metallic grating whoosh sound under certain acceleration and during idle a clattering rattle.
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Sorry to hear that...

Why isn't your BMW dealer reacting? You still have a warrenty! They should repair it...
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Last visit they told me the wastegate is "fine."
But now it is really pronounced. It doesn't happen when revving in P or N.
I don't know if it's the turbo or WG. So I'm looking for experiences.
YouTube seems to tell me it's WG.
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Hey DK. Any more updates on your ride?
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Meh. Everything is "normal." DINAN software tells the cars to build more boost earlier. The turbo sounds like it's making obscene noises like a slide whistle up and down and a grating spooling sound I just never heard before. Ah well, I'll just wait for an engine light.
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Meh. Everything is "normal." DINAN software tells the cars to build more boost earlier. The turbo sounds like it's making obscene noises like a slide whistle up and down and a grating spooling sound I just never heard before. Ah well, I'll just wait for an engine light.
Thx for the update. Hang in there.
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I wish you were closer so you could either validate or dismiss the possibility that I'm insane lol...
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Can you get a sound clip of it?

Ever since my JB4 was installed, I get a weird metallic gurgle sound around 1800 to 2800 RPM in normal driving. I am guessing wastegate, but don't think it is a problem other than an annoying noise.
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Sure man...it's tough to catch inside the car though with a video - but I can try again.
I have ears like a hawk
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