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Abarth Cars => Abarth 500 => Topic started by: safetyen on August 07, 2012, 10:41:58 pm

Title: New Abarth Turbo Failure
Post by: safetyen on August 07, 2012, 10:41:58 pm
Picked up my new 500 Abarth less than a week ago and with 320 miles on the clock the Turbo has gone - NOT IMPRESSED!! No boost showing on the gauge, no power, and at 2000 rpm wheezes loudly!! :'( :'(

Title: Re: New Abarth Turbo Failure
Post by: lloyd on August 07, 2012, 10:53:04 pm
urgent call to dealer, it will be fixed :thumb:
Title: Re: New Abarth Turbo Failure
Post by: biancodiablo on August 08, 2012, 07:24:11 am
..... sounds like a pipe somewhere has come off , dealer will fix it
Title: Re: New Abarth Turbo Failure
Post by: On and on on August 08, 2012, 09:38:29 am
Sounds like a boost pipe has popped off. it can happen on new cars, as it did with my one of mine when it had 9 miles on the trip computer.
Title: Re: New Abarth Turbo Failure
Post by: Trooper on August 08, 2012, 04:44:11 pm
The sound you describe is more than likely a boost hose that has come loose, Hose clips sometimes fail/not fixed correctly.

Im sure it will be back to normal in no time  :thumb:
Title: Re: New Abarth Turbo Failure
Post by: rare on August 11, 2012, 01:35:43 pm
I would be massively supprised if it was a turbo failure. They are extremely robust! Most certainly a pipe. The clips they use from factory are a bit naff.
Title: Re: New Abarth Turbo Failure
Post by: safetyen on August 16, 2012, 05:44:37 pm
Thanks for comments, it was the clip on the pipe from the intercooler to the inlet manifold. All now OK.  :wave:
Title: Re: New Abarth Turbo Failure
Post by: rare on August 16, 2012, 07:16:08 pm
Surprise surprise, what did I tell you, naff clips :thumbd: Glad you got it all fixed, enjoy :)