Product Name:  
BRA Ford F150 2013+  
Ecoboost  
Product Description:  
Product Number:  
Boost Reference Adapter  
TS-0720-1005  
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IMPORTANT NOTES:  
Please thoroughly read and understand these instructions before commencing this installation.  
The thread on the BRA ports for the vacuum source is 1/8 NPT 28 TPI. The supplied fittings can be changed to an AN#4 fitting with  
the necessary adapters if desired.  
Make sure that the engine is cold before installing this product.  
RECOMMENDATIONS  
Turbosmart recommends that your Boost Reference Adapter (BRA) is fitted by an appropriately qualified  
technician  
Please check that the following items have been provided in your kit  
Quantity  
Description  
12.00 X 2.00 O-Ring  
1/8th NPT Blank  
1/8th NPT nipples  
Use  
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Sealing O-Ring (MAP adapter)  
Port blank for boost reference adapter  
Provides BOV and other devices such as boost gauges with  
vacuum/pressure source  
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Boost reference adapter  
M5x20 button head bolt  
6mm spring clamps  
250mm cable ties  
Adapter between MAP sensor and manifold for boost/vacuum source.  
Secures OEM MAP sensor on MAP adapter  
Secures pressure lines  
Fixing pressure lines in position  
Fixing pressure lines in position  
100mm cable ties  
HOW TO INSTALL YOUR BOOST REFERENCE ADAPTER  
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Locate the OEM MAP sensor on the top of  
the intake plenum. Remove the OEM bolt  
holding the MAP sensor in position, note that  
the sensor is only secured by using one bolt  
only from factory. Unplug the MAP sensor  
plug off of the MAP sensor. Remove the  
MAP sensor by gently pulling straight up.  
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Install the supplied 1/8” NPT nipple on the MAP  
adapter. Blank off the second port on the MAP  
adapter if it is not in use. Use thread sealant.  
Route the vacuum hose from the nipple  
towards your accessory. Use one of the  
supplied spring clamps to secure the  
vacuum hose onto the nipple.  
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Mount the MAP adapter into the intake plenum.  
Ensure that the O-ring on the MAP adapter is  
not kinked or damaged during installation.  
Use the OEM bolt to secure the MAP adapter  
onto the intake plenum. Please note that the  
OEM bolt will only fit into one of the screw holes  
on the MAP adapter.  
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Use the supplied M5 button head screw to  
secure the OEM MAP sensor onto the MAP  
adapter.  
Ensure that the O-ring is not kinked or damaged during installation.  
Re-plug the MAP sensor with the OEM plug.  
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TROUBLE SHOOTING  
The following points should be checked if you find that your engine is dipping below normal idle and/or  
stalling. Please note: the following checks will cure 99% of problems experienced with a BRA.  
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Check the vacuum hose for splits, cracks, loose connection, kinking or any obstruction old or  
fatigued hose may collapse under vacuum causing an obstruction.  
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Check to see if the BRA is blocked or contaminated with dirt or debris.  
Ensure the spring clamps are secured on silicon hoses and fittings.  
Ensure that the internal O-ring is installed and is not kinked or torn.  
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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:  
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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.  
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In the case of Goods; the replacement of the Goods, the supply of equivalent Goods, the repair of the Goods, the payment of the cost of  
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You will only be entitled to the benefit of the warranty set out in this pledge, if You have not wholly or partially caused or contributed to the defect  
to the Goods by the misuse of the Goods or the failure to use the Goods in accordance with any specifications or instructions applicable to the Goods.  
The warranty contained in this pledge is provided by Turbosmart Pty Limited of 32 Milton Street North, Ashfield NSW 2131, Australia, Telephone:  
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(61) 1300 735 506, Email: [email protected].  
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at the address specified in clause 1.3 above of the details of any defects in respect thereof. Any Goods referred to in a notice given pursuant to this  
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compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be  
of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.”  
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AND TIME LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS LIMITED EXPRESS WARRANTY AND OTHERWISE EXCLUDED.  
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FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE FOR A FULL REFUND.  
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Happy motoring!  
The Turbosmart Team  
Turbosmart Pty Limited P.O. Box 264 Croydon, NSW 2132 Australia ABN: 69 081 069 794  
Ph: +61 1300 735 506 Fax: +61 1300 735 509 Email: ins[email protected]  
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