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2005 pt cruiser turbo: vacuum leak..cleaner..intake..IT LOSES POWER

Customer Question

i have a 2005 pt cruiser turbo charge and the code p2074, it says it is a vacuum leak. we put carburator cleaner all around the intake and vacuum hoses but could not find a leaK. THE TURBO CHARGER SOUNDS LIKE IT HAS TO MUCH PRESSURE AND IT LOSES POWER, AND THERE IS A SLIGHT POPPING NOISE LIKE IT IS POPPING BACK THROUGH THE EXHUAST. COULD YOU PLEASE HELP ME
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Joe replied 7 years ago.

Can you hear the turbo wine? Does the car have good pick up?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
YES IT WINES ON PICK UP
Expert:  Joe replied 7 years ago.
the last car i had with this same code had a turbo go to crap. remove your air inlet and move the turbo wheel to see if it spins freeley or to see it its even there
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
OK I CAN DO THAT BUT IT DOES NOT DO IT ALL TIME
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
AND HOW DO I PAY YOU
Expert:  Joe replied 7 years ago.
dont worry about my charge i will only agree to take your money if i helped you. Take your time and let me know about your car, the money can wait
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH I WELL GET BACK TO YOU
Expert:  Joe replied 7 years ago.
ok, let me know glad to help