What is the wastegate

Asked by Oct 24, 2016 at 02:24 PM about the 2000 Volvo S40 Turbo

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A waste gate controls (regulates) the exhaust flow to the turbocharger, by limiting the amount of exhaust gas to the turbine the compressor speed and the boost (PSI) the unit will generate is controlled.

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