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Old April 10th, 2015, 10:11 PM
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Turbo Question

How does one determine if the turbo needs to be replaced?
300 tdi engine

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Old April 10th, 2015, 10:22 PM
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Mopar1973Man's Dodge Cummins Articles - Turbo inspection

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Old April 12th, 2015, 07:10 AM
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excess play in the vane and or lots of blow by.
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Old April 12th, 2015, 08:55 AM
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Lack of power above and beyond the typical lackluster performance.
Excessive smoking.

Be sure and check the pressurized hoses to and from the turbo to intercooler and inlet manifold.
Have fixed one that had a hose split underneath that wasn't in view, but was leaking most all the boost out the underneath side of the hose.

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