This Blow Off valve is for the N14 Peugeot / BMW Mini 1.6 Turbo engines, as found in the Peugeot 207/307/308 GT Turbo and BMW Mini Cooper S Turbo fitted with the N14 engines, these are in the Cooper S from 2007 - 2010 and the JCW Cooper S 2007-2012. This valve is recommended for any vehicle where the boost pressure has been increased by an ECU software upgrade and for unmodified vehicles operating in warmer climates, as a solution to the many failures that have occurred.
The most common complaint on the OEM solenoid valve is a split diaphragm preventing the valve from opening fully, or not at all. This doesn’t always result in a check engine light as the valve can still be blown open by the boost pressure. We have seen many valves with this problem .The other problem is that diaphragm retaining ring is made from very thin plastic that goes brittle with heat cycles, and eventually fails. This prevents the diaphragm from sealing with the same problems as mentioned above. This particular failure also results in the valve falling apart upon removal from the turbo, though in extreme cases bits of plastic can enter the turbo and destroy it. (see image above).
The Forge alternative is a fully engineered solution offering both significantly improved reliability .Our valve is piston based , with no diaphragm to fail, and of all aluminium construction, it replaces the original unit with a pressure/vacuum operated piston valve that still also retains the desirable OEM ECU control over valve actuation. The valve has been proved on the VAG scene for many years. The spring is interchangeable for different levels of boost, and the solenoid is plug and play with the wiring harness which is included.
In The Box:
1 x FMDVR56A Valve
1 x Mini Wiring Harness
1 x Solenoid, Bracket, and Screws
1 x Mini Vacuum Tap
1 x Uprated Blue Spring
10 x Cable Ties
1 x 2000mm of 4mm Vacuum Tube
3 x M6 x 35 Socket Cap Bolts
1 x M5 x 35 Self Tapper Screw
1 x Instructions
This N14 Forge Valve: Atmosperic is one of the many MINI Cooper Parts and Accessories that we carry and will fit the following MINI Cooper Models and Years:
Gen 2 MINI:
R57 MINI Cooper S Convertible: 2009, 2010,
R55 MINI Cooper S Clubman: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2010
R56 MINI Cooper S Hatchback: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
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