2004 Vauxhall Vectra fault code PO234 Vauxhall Vectra

Tiny
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  • 2004 VAUXHALL VECTRA
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 122,000 MILES
My car was recently diagnosed with fault code po234 turbo overboost condition I have been told to replace turbo solonoid valve. I have tested all the pipes and they are fine no cracks in any of them the car goes into safe mode wont rev over 2500 rpm has any 1 had a similar problem and was it cured with the turbo solonoid valve others have told me it could be the maff sensor I dont wont to replace parts that I dont need replacing. The turbo itself is new and has already cost me a fortune
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Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 AT 4:57 PM

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Tiny
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Hi there,

This valve operates what is call the waste gate, the turbo will produce more boost than is required, so at a pre determined pressure the waste gate opens and dumps excess boost pressure into the exhaust, if this is not working you may do some serious damage to the engine, I would have this check asap.

MARK (MHPAUTOS)
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Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 AT 6:51 PM

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