Low Boost (Lack of Power)

When the engine lacks power or has low boost there can be a variety of possible causes for this. Check the possible causes (below) and then match it to the solution.

Possible Cause(s)


Internal Engine Components Worn Repair the Engine / Replace worn parts 
Air Filter Blocked Replace the Air Filter
Turbo internals may be damaged Diagnose and Repair / Replace Turbo
Air pipe (to the turbo) is restricted Replace the Air Pipe
VNT Blocked Replace / Repair Turbo
Airleak Find the leak and replace/repair pipe/gaskets
Actuator Arm is Stuck Open Replace Actuator