Turbo Problem


Asked by Jan 28, 2013 at 02:19 AM about the 2005 Dodge Neon SRT-4 4 Dr Turbo Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Im running the stock tdo4 turbo in my 05 srt4 and the map and tip sensors kept turning my check engine
light on so i replaced them both and when i boost and it hits like 19psi there is a loud pop out of my
exhaust and the engine light comes on and then it only boosts to 4000rpm if i turn the car off and back
on it stops until i hit 19psi but i lowered my boost to 17psi and it still jumps to 19-21psi when im
boosting any suggestions on what is going on? and i have a agp aftermarket waste gate

4 Answers


19 psi sounds really high. What is the stock pressure supposed to be? What codes are turning the CEL on?


Stock pressure on the TD-04 on a stock setup is about 14psi. are you running the stock map and tip or the 3bar map and tip sensors?


14psi mine was running just fine at like 21psi got a new gauge and everything because i didnt think that was right because of research but it will spike up to 21 and ran fine then one day i raced a STI and i hit 140 and it made a loud ass pop and my light came on idk but thats a negative on the sensors i looked up and found 3bar map..........The code im unsure of im currently in Afghanistan but it was for the map sensor and tip sensor then one popped up for i believe a gasket not sure about that.


see if some one can tell you the code and ill continue to help you out

Your Answer

Neon SRT-4

Looking for a Used Neon SRT-4 in your area?

CarGurus has 33 nationwide Neon SRT-4 listings starting at $6,777.


Dodge Neon SRT-4 Experts

  • #1
    Chris McGee
  • #1
    Erik Buendia
  • #3
    Matt Slusser
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
13 Great Deals out of 594 listings starting at $12,700
Used Subaru Impreza WRX STI
13 Great Deals out of 549 listings starting at $8,995
Used Ford Mustang
344 Great Deals out of 42,032 listings starting at $1,488
Used Dodge Charger
325 Great Deals out of 36,003 listings starting at $1,999
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
43 Great Deals out of 1,185 listings starting at $4,000
Used Nissan 350Z
23 Great Deals out of 1,135 listings starting at $3,495
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
5 Great Deals out of 263 listings starting at $4,795
Used Pontiac GTO
394 listings starting at $6,950
Used Honda Civic
590 Great Deals out of 52,285 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Corvette
124 Great Deals out of 16,132 listings starting at $3,995
Used Dodge Neon
517 listings starting at $1,800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.