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Can an Exhaust Leak Cause Overboost? (Explained)

Updated: Jan 29

Exhaust leaks are a common problem that can affect the performance of a vehicle. They can be caused by a variety of factors, such as damage to the exhaust pipe, a loose connection, or a faulty gasket.

One question that often arises is can an exhaust leak cause overboost, or an increase in boost pressure in the engine.

In this article, we will explore the relationship between exhaust leaks and overboost, as well as the potential causes and consequences of engine overboost.


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a car gauge cluster with turbo boost pressure gauge