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Wastegate Rattle (Causes & Fixes)

Updated: Feb 1

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If you own a turbocharged car, you may have heard of something called a wastegate rattle. This can be a frustrating and potentially serious issue that can affect the performance and efficiency of your vehicle.

Wastegate rattle is caused when the actuator and valve start to come loose, making a knocking or rattling sound. On it's own its not serious, but if it's left unfixed it can develop into more serious issues for the vehicle.

In this article, we will delve into what wastegate rattle is, how serious it is and how you can fix it.

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