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P0299 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for November 2013

Turbocharger Engine Underboost

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0299
Help Request Posted
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L severe lack of power VIN: 1FDAF56PX5
P0299: Turbo/Supercharger Under-Boost. ... working on these trucks in a dealer since they were new. Now independent. Got a tow truck here that isn't building boost, Customer has done lots of work prior to bringing it in. The only code I had to work with was P0299. They replaced turbo for typical we...
November 18, 2013
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9L Power Loss VIN: 3VWCR31CX5
P0299: Turbo Pressure. Occasional loss of power and sets P0299 code. I think I have a BEW engine. When applying vacuum to the "waste gate" it leaks vacuum and doesn't hold as good as I think it should. This waster gate is called a vnt and is a kind of regulator operated by v...
November 19, 2013