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  1. Low boost when accelerating

    Introductions
    2016 3.5 I've had this happen just a handful of times. Before the truck is up to temperature and I accelerate I will hear a rush of air and it feels extremely low on power. I've never had it happen after it warms up. Is the wastegate sticking open? I don't have the VTA "mod". It has done it...
  2. 2013 EB sputter on acceleration

    F150 Ecoboost Problems
    Dear Dr. Ecoboost, I have a few issues going on and hope I can put them into words well enough that a few of you can chime in. 2013 SCrew 3.7 EB 90k miles. It all started with a CEL and a fluid leak... found out bad cats and a turbo leak. The dealership decided the leak could be fixed with...
  3. Wastegate Actuators

    F150 Ecoboost Performance
    Looking to see if anyone has any feedback on this idea, I tried searching multiple forums and found nothing. Asked facebook and no one seemed educated enough on the topic to give a real response. Anyway, Just wondering if anyone has tried tightening the factory wastegate actuators to resist...
  4. Wastegate failure and oil leak in the other

    F150 Ecoboost Problems
    I have a 2014 EcoBoost that has a growl when I step on the accelerator, it goes away after a few seconds or if I lift off the gas. After taking it to the dealer, they determined that the left side turbo wastegate failed and the right side has a small oil leak. Bottom line both turbos need to be...
  5. Shutter? Misfire? Wastegate Issues?

    F150 Ecoboost Problems
    Ladies and gentlemen, I could use a little help. I've spent countless hours searching forums and $$$ at the dealership with no success. First, a little background. I have a 2011 SCREW Ecoboost with almost 100,000 miles on it, I purchased it used at about 54,000 miles. The truck is completely...
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