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In heavy storms, the bypass serves as a sort of check valve to keep swollen rivers from over-topping the levees that protect Sacramento from flooding.
That’s enough to provide strong engine response while the turbo gets up to speed, at which point a check valve closes and the turbo takes over from the electric supercharger.
Check the manual to see if the PCV valve is a check valve or some other method for metering manifold vacuum into the crankcase.
Bleed Paths: Small orifices (006) with one-way check valves allow fluid to bypass the compression spool valve during rebound and vice versa.
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