IMPORTANT NOTES ON SETTING THE SPRING TENSION
Adjustment to the BOV is made by rotating the cap. To increase spring tension rotate in the direction of hard, marked on the top of
Rotate the cap in the direction of soft to decrease the spring tension – CAUTION Do not rotate the cap beyond the red indicator
With the engine at idle the exhaust ports should be closed off by the piston – the piston should be hard against the seat and not
floating or moving
Free rev the engine and back off quickly, the engine should return to normal idle speed – if the engine drops below idle or stalls
increase the spring tension by half a turn
Repeat this process until the engine free revs and returns to normal idle speed
Test drive the car and ensure that when decelerating or changing gears that the engine does not backfire or stall. If backfiring or
stalling is noticed then check all connections made during the installation, otherwise increase the spring tension
The following points should be checked if you find that your engine is dipping below normal idle, stalling or if the BOV is functioning
poorly. Please note, the following checks will cure 99% of problems experienced with a BOV.
Check the vacuum hose for splits, cracks, loose connection, kinking or any obstruction – old or fatigued hose may collapse
under vacuum causing an obstruction.
With the engine running remove the vacuum / boost hose from the nipple in the cap of the BOV, there should a loud hissing
sound. The engine should idle poorly, double check by covering the end of the hose with your finger – otherwise the hose is
Check to see if the BOV is blocked or contaminated with dirt or debris.
Ensure that the vacuum / boost source is not shared and that the vacuum source is directly from the inlet manifold.
Check the seal between the intercooler flange and the BOV. Make sure the supplied gasket is installed and the BOV Flange
is secured on the intercooler flange with the two factory bolts.
Ensure the spring clamps are secured on silicon hoses and fittings.
ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
Turbosmart is a company built on Customer Satisfaction and Service. That is why all of our products go through regimented test procedures before they are packaged and shipped. Turbosmart stands
behind its products for one full year after purchase. Terms of Warranty, Service and Returns are as follows:
Limited Warranty: Turbosmart warrants its products to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and if properly installed for a period of one year from date of purchase. If found
to be defective, it will be replaced or repaired if returned prepaid along with proof of date of purchase. This shall constitute the sole remedy of the purchaser and the sole liability of Turbosmart to the extent
permitted by law, the foregoing is exclusive and in lieu of all other warranties or representations whether expressed or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness. In no event shall
Turbosmart be liable for special or consequential damages. This warranty is only valid on products purchased from Turbosmart Authorized Dealers.
Service: After the warranty period has expired, repair service is charged based on a minimum and maximum charge rate. (Contact Customer Service for current rate).
Returns: When returning a Turbosmart product for repair, it must be accompanied by a completed Customer Warranty Form and RMA number. To access this form please go to our website
www.turbosmartonline.com and you will find it on the Downloads page.
THE TURBOSMART PLEDGE
DO NOT USE ANY TURBOSMART PRODUCT UNTIL YOU HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE FOLLOWING AGREEMENT.
Please call if you have any questions or do not understand this agreement. Refer to our brochure, website or catalogue for terms and conditions and further information regarding your product. Turbosmart
appreciates your business and pride ourselves on our customer service. We are always happy to offer you advice and will provide you with help in any way we can. The purpose of this agreement is to
avoid any problems or hard feelings.
We sometimes make mistakes, as do our dealers, distributors and suppliers. Even customers can sometimes order the wrong parts. Do not use, modify, install, trial assemble, nick, drop, scratch or adjust
any part until you first check for any damage. Damage must be reported immediately. NO EXCEPTIONS. If there are any components missing please contact your authorized reseller immediately upon
receipt of your shipment. Missing components must be reported within five (5) business days of receipt. Parts returned for any reason MUST BE IN RESALABLE CONDITION. It is YOUR responsibility,
THE CUSTOMER” to carefully package any returns to avoid shipping damage. Insurance is highly recommended. Credit cannot be issued for damaged goods.
Turbosmart warranties the quality of the products it designs and manufactures to be free of defects in material and workmanship. This limited warranty is extended only to the original purchaser and may not
be transferred or assigned. This limited warranty applies to any product, which after careful inspection by Turbosmart, after receipt of the product from our authorized reseller, is found to have a defect in
either material or workmanship. Any modifications to the product will void any and all warranties and will not be exchanged. Before installation, check new car warranty. Turbosmart is not responsible for
voiding any original manufactures warranty.
All warranty claims must be returned to the nearest Turbosmart Office, you must return the product and sales receipt, at your own expense, accompanied by the Customer Warranty Form stating the reason
for the claim. Proof of purchase must be provided with any warranty claim and will be verified with the authorized reseller from which the product was purchased.
If all the above procedures are followed, and the product is found to be defective in either workmanship or material, Turbosmart shall either repair or replace the product, at its sole discretion, and sole cost.
This limited warranty does not cover or apply to any personal injury, labor charges or any other incidental costs or damages caused by the defective product. The individual purchaser acknowledges and
agrees that the disclaimer of any liability for personal injury is a material term for this agreement and the individual purchaser agrees to indemnify Turbosmart and to hold Turbosmart harmless for any claim
related to the item of the equipment purchased. Under no circumstances will Turbosmart be liable for any damages or expenses by reason of use or sale of any such equipment.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS THE ONLY EXPRESS WARRANTY, WHICH APPLIES TO TURBOSMART PRODUCT AS EXPRESSLY GIVEN IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER WARRANTY EXPRESSED OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING THAT OF MERCHANTABILITY. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY INCLUDING THAT OF MERCHANTABILITY AND/OR FITNESS FOR
A PARTICCULAR PURPOSE IS HEREBY
LIMITED BY THE SAME TERMS AND TIME LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS LIMITED EXPRESS WARRANTY AND OTHERWISE EXCLUDED. EXCEPT FOR THOSE OBLIGATIONS ASSUMED
HEREIN, TURBOSMART ASSUMES NO OTHER OBLIGATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF ITS PRODUCTS.
IN THE EVENT THAT THE INDIVIUDAL PURCHASER DOES NOT AGREE WITH THIS AGREEMENT THE BUYER MAY PROMPTLY RETURN THIS PRODUCT, IN
A NEW AND UN-USED
CONDITION, WITH A DATED PROOF OF PURCHASE, TO THE PLACE OF PURCHASE WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE FOR A FULL REFUND. THE INSTALLATION OF
THIS PRODUCT INDICATES THAT THE INDIVIDUAL PURCHASER HAS READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTS ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
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