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This will probably sound stupid , but how do you know if the turbo is working ?? and does the 1.9 td have a mass airflow meter ?? I get a top speed of 85 mph which i guess is normal but the van struggles up hills . Year 2000 1.9 td. Any ideas ????
 

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turbo's whistle, drive away through gears from stand still quick with window open and listen for the whistle each time you change gear, like a cheap dumpvalve, if it whistles it works, and you should feel it.
 

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Thanks i,ll try it on the way home tonight.Should you hear the turbo winding down after switching of the engine ??
 

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no, it works in conjunction with your accelerator, you push down hard on peddle and it winds up-let your foot off and it winds down(whistle), people on here know far more than i could dream to learn about mechanics so expect more replies with greater detail, but remember this-more boot/more whistle/more power gets you quicker to the fuel pump and in the poor house.T:
 
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