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    NEED URGENT HELP!!!IS MY TURBO GONE?z20let

    Hi there i wonder if anybody can shed some light on a situation.
    I have a z20let astra coupe and i have just had it serviced and when i collected it the bloke at the garage has told me that the turbo is on its way out as there is oil coming out of the dump valve??
    I am not very michanicaly minded and wonder if anyone can tell me if this is true or not?
    I do not have and smoke coming from my exhaust but there is lots coming out of the dv??And it is not pulling rite at all!
    I need help because i dont want to go buy a new turbo unessaseraly as at the moment cash flow is tight!
    Thank you for reading this and everybodys help will be greatly appretiated.
    Cheers Dale

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    Quote Originally Posted by diamondale View Post
    Hi there i wonder if anybody can shed some light on a situation.
    I have a z20let astra coupe and i have just had it serviced and when i collected it the bloke at the garage has told me that the turbo is on its way out as there is oil coming out of the dump valve??
    I am not very michanicaly minded and wonder if anyone can tell me if this is true or not?
    I do not have and smoke coming from my exhaust but there is lots coming out of the dv??And it is not pulling rite at all!
    I need help because i dont want to go buy a new turbo unessaseraly as at the moment cash flow is tight!
    Thank you for reading this and everybodys help will be greatly appretiated.
    Cheers Dale
    Dale,


    Small amount of oil is normal, the oils is coming off the breather pipe.
    Also please remove the dumpvalve and look if the boost has increased...

    I removed mine completely after my boost was little off :P

    But now my manifold bolt has broken off so need to replace everything.


    Just remove the Dumpvalve and run without it, you'll notice alot of diffrence. I DID!!!
    Hope this let you sleep better

    Cya
    Once U Go Fast U Never Go BACK!

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    If there is lots i would say turbo is on its way out.

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    No there is quite alot!!!
    well once i had a service it had a clomplete oil and filter change and i have had to top up the oil already and the service was only done about 3 weeks ago??

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    Quote Originally Posted by diamondale View Post
    No there is quite alot!!!
    well once i had a service it had a clomplete oil and filter change and i have had to top up the oil already and the service was only done about 3 weeks ago??
    If your having to put more than a litre every 1000 miles then its no doubt its getting tired and may be time for a new turbo in a few months time.

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    find out wot oil he used as if its 5w 30w thyere is ya problem it wants a thicker oil
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    10w40 works better if your turbo is a bit tired.
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    So u rekon its on its way out!!!
    thanks for all your help!!
    i think im gonna block off the dv and see what happens??
    By doin this will oil get into the inlet manifold and make the car produce shed loads of smoke??
    Also i have a boost gauge runnin off my dv is therer anyway to still have a boost gauge while takin off the dv??

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