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Common Turbo Faults and How to Spot Them

Engine lubrication system Turbocharger bearings need a constant flow of clean oil in order to function properly, however, several factors can lead to the breakdown of the oiling system, for example, lack of maintenance, improper oil, severe driving conditions, or simply the age of the vehicle. We recommend changing the oil and the filter as […]

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How to Know When Your Turbo Needs Replacing

A Turbo is a turbine-driven, forced induction device used to harness the waste exhaust gases emitted from an engine. It forces more air into the cylinders helping the engine produce more power.  When air is compressed, the oxygen molecules are packed closer together which increases the amount of fuel due to the added air. Manufacturers […]

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How do Turbos Work on Cars?

Turbochargers work much the same way as jet engines. A jet engine sucks in cold air at the front, and squeezes it into a chamber where it burns with fuel, before blasting hot air out the back. As the hot air leaves, it roars past a turbine, which is essentially a very compact metal windmill that […]

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Finding Your Turbo Part Number

If you need turbocharger repair or turbocharger reconditioning then you will need to know the part number to check availability and get a quote. Without the part number you won’t be able to receive an accurate quote.  There are two numbers that will identify your turbocharger, the OEM Part Number (original equipment manufacturer number) and […]

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