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    Exclamation turbo question please help

    can anyone please tell me what are the tell tail signs of a let turbo going?

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    smoke on boost, power loss, using oil, oil in intercooler and hoses, oil in exhaust, whineing, loads really mate
    Astra T9 estate for sale, see my ebay link!

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    I think my turbo may be acting up its started to wine like a hoover and my boost is sometimes there and sometimes not any help would be great

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    how many miles has the turbo done??? does it get regular oil changes, warmed up and cooled down properly???
    At the end of the day, it gets dark!!!!!

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    mine got done at 45 same problems stated as above + smoking on idle at startup

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    Quote Originally Posted by webbo gsi View Post
    how many miles has the turbo done??? does it get regular oil changes, warmed up and cooled down properly???
    Its done around 55k ya warned up and cooled down but last wed it got a hard 20min drive and its been the way it is since then

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    Quote Originally Posted by mus View Post
    mine got done at 45 same problems stated as above + smoking on idle at startup
    Was your turbo knabkered dude ya?

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    yeah previous owner must have sold it realinsing it was about to go, i bought it then it got done about 500 mile later

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    was it winging on boost?

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    luckily i took warranty package, vxr turbo oil stem seals headgasket and even an exaust as good gesture lol and other things a lad i know who works there said bill came to nearly 3-4k with labour so 300quid well spent i say! only bad thing had me car for fortnight

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