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Old 06-25-2008, 01:59 PM
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I just got a 92 Talon TSI from my brother. I has been sitting in his yard for a year because it has a problem. It runs, but has no power and does not go over 30 MPH as a result. Does anyone have an idea of what the problem is? I always wanted this car, so I'm hoping I can get it fixed.


Old 06-25-2008, 02:53 PM
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go and check the simple things first, spark plugs cables, and do a compression test on it
Old 06-25-2008, 03:16 PM
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Boost leak is what I'm betting.
Old 06-25-2008, 03:40 PM
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Alright, I'll check it out. I hope its something easy like that.
Old 06-25-2008, 03:43 PM
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Check the basics like timing how old the fuel is, plugs, wires and also do a boost leak test.
Old 08-05-2008, 12:30 AM
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plugged cat
Old 09-05-2008, 12:00 PM
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clogged fuel fiter could be the problem to but if it's been sitting i would check from boost leak too. sabba is right my line the comes from the turbo to intake got a crack in it and i was lucky to get up to 35
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