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      03-26-2014, 12:38 PM   #1
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Whenever I shift or let off the gas, there's this strange squawking noise. I was told it was the blow off valve and it's normal, but in my opinion it sounds like shit. Does any one else have this issue? Thanks guys


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      03-26-2014, 03:43 PM   #2
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That would be the sound of your stock electronic diverter valve.

Really nothing you can do about the sound as it's a vital component of your turboed engine.
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I get that too, not as often anymore but it generally happened in parking lots when I was driving the car slowly in first gear and let off the gas. Weird sound but I got used to it
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Weird. My DV didn't sound like that from the factory. It was more high pitched and fluid-sounding. Like this: TSYEWWWWWWWWW! Haha but seriously, though, yours sounds kind of like a dying falcon.
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Weird. My DV didn't sound like that from the factory. It was more high pitched and fluid-sounding. Like this: TSYEWWWWWWWWW! Haha but seriously, though, yours sounds kind of like a dying falcon.
It just started after this cold front came through so I don't know if that has anything to do with it or not? But hahaha seriously, it sounds just awful.
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That would be the sound of your stock electronic diverter valve.

Really nothing you can do about the sound as it's a vital component of your turboed engine.
Is there any reason as to why it just started though?
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You can hear the whistle a little in this video, does it sound like this? Or no?

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Turn up your stereo. Problem solved.
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You can hear the whistle a little in this video, does it sound like this? Or no?

I wish it sounded like that haha. Need a downpipe so bad. But no it's more of a dying falcon/grinding sound
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