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    Coupe Turbo oil in intercooler pipe loss of power

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    i have a 51 plate petrol astra coupe turbo which lost power and developed a shrieking type bearing noise when revved up suspect turbo!!! i found the lower intercooler pipe full of oil this was emptied and improved the power slightly but there is still the bearing type noise and it feel like there is no boost can anyone help please

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    ive got the same probthats why i bourght a vxr turbo unit hopfull it sorts it out
    vxr turbo, FMIC, TX tophat and powerpipe and remap from noblemotersport. 271.5 bhp and 331 lbft. http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/sh...d.php?t=332537

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    Thanks has anyone else had similar problems

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    sounds like a turbo death to me..had exactly the same when my first one went!!!
    Fully Spec'd Sleeper Coupe Turbo. OE bodywork, Courtenay FMIC, VXR Injectors, VXR afm, Milltek Exhaust, Stage 4 map, Cdti Airbox, Courtenay Top hat....

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    Turbo mate time to go hybrid

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    hey guys i got similar probs im in australia with a 2003 G turbo hatch she blows smoke and has clean oil in the lower IC pipe with some noise does that mean the turbs is knackered?

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    Thanks for the info

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