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boost leak pressure test bad for turbo ????

Effect Mar 7, 2010

  1. Effect

    Effect Member

    Rang JBS the other day and asked whilst my car is in, if it was possible to do a boost leak test and he told me they advise against pressuring up the system as it can damage the seals in the turbo, so I asked how they perform a boost leak test and he said a road test

    Now a few guys on here have had boost leaks test done so it got me wondering if there is any weight behind what he told me ?

    Also 16804 does this mean my cat is actually dead, he said with pretty much certainty that it meant it was even though I have been getting this error for over a year and my car passed its last MOT "just" with the same cat, he reckons the cat will be doing nothing now ?


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