2007 Ford Focus St225
Turbo boosts then stops

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Mark gill
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Sep 7, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
Boosts up to 8 bar then cuts out and engine carries on revving high

Car details
Car: Ford Focus
Variant: St225
Model Year: 2007
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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whittingehame
Legend
14,861 points

Sep 7, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
Possibly boost solenoid needing replaced ?
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bustedknuckles
Legend
1,855 points

Sep 7, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
Check lever onto turbo actuator is moving and not seized or even stuck
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whittingehame
Legend
14,861 points

Sep 7, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
Check this , might / might not apply

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiPJ4sKHfNA
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bustedknuckles
Legend
1,855 points

Sep 7, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
If it’s boosting that much ,it’s over boosting ,so think it’s either actuator lever or internal fault with variable vanes in turbo sticking and the ecu is shutting down the boost to protect the engine
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whittingehame
Legend
14,861 points

Sep 7, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
As above post 8 bar is equivalent to 116psi , miles too high .
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