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Know your car – What is a Catalytic Converter?

Know your car – What is a Catalytic Converter?

The catalytic converter is part of a complete unit within your vehicle, called the exhaust system. The catalytic converter is part of a complete unit within your vehicle, called the exhaust system. This line essentially consists of an exhaust manifold, a lambda sensor...
Case Study: Fraser Engineering, Rolleston

Case Study: Fraser Engineering, Rolleston

We had a chat with Donald Fraser, owner and chief Engineer of Fraser Engineering, about his experiences with turbochargers in his business and what he looks for in a supplier.

Capricorn Trade Shows

Capricorn Trade Shows

We’re on the road in March and will be at the Petone and Palmerston North Trade Shows.

Turbo Failure – Overspeeding

Turbo Failure – Overspeeding

Turbo Failure – Overspeeding. Series 4 of 5 This month we are talking about turbocharger over-speed, another common cause for turbo failure which we see on a regular basis. With more and more tuning modules and remapping available on the market it’s a lot easier...
Turbo Care Newsletter – October 2020

Turbo Care Newsletter – October 2020

Welcome. Turbo Care Newsletter – October 2020 Supporting Young Talent in NZ Motorsport – Alex Pirlea. Drift South Victory Skids 19th & 20th September at Mike Pero Motorsport Park in Christchurch. Well done Alex for coming 2nd in a freshly built setup. Car...
Turbo Failure – Oil Contamination

Turbo Failure – Oil Contamination

Turbocharger Failure Series. This month we’re looking at oil contamination as the cause of failure with your turbocharger. This is a significant issue we see quite regularly – typically where vehicles have not been serviced correctly and/or wrong grades of...
Turbo Care Newsletter – September 2020

Turbo Care Newsletter – September 2020

Welcome. Turbo Care Newsletter – Blue September 2020 We support Blue September! Each year, Turbo Care gets behind the Blue September campaign in support of Prostate Cancer Awareness. Over 600 men die from prostate cancer each year. We don’t want you to be...
Turbo Care Newsletter – August 2020

Turbo Care Newsletter – August 2020

Turbo Failure Series 2 of 6 Part two on our series for failed turbos is going to cover blocked Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) and the damage these can do to your turbo. Recently we have seen an influx of damaged turbos caused by blocked DPF’s. If you missed Part 1...
Turbo Failure – Blocked DPF

Turbo Failure – Blocked DPF

BLOCKED DPF – Part two on our series for failed turbos covers blocked Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) and the damage these can do to your turbo. Recently we have seen an influx of damaged turbos caused by blocked DPFs.

Turbo Failure – Foreign Object Damage

Turbo Failure – Foreign Object Damage

FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE – A foreign object is simply any object that enters the turbocharger through the air inlet or exhaust inlet. When a foreign object enters the turbocharger, it’s performance will be affected.

Turbo Care Newsletter – July 2020

Turbo Care Newsletter – July 2020

Turbo Failure Series 1 of 6 In this series we will look at the 5 main causes of Turbo Failure we see here at Turbo Care. Foreign Object Damage Blocked DPF Contaminated Oil Over Speeding Insufficient Lubrication If your turbo has failed, it is really important you...

Our Processes During Alert Level 3

We’re happy to let you know that we will be open at Alert Level 3. As of Tuesday 28th April, Turbo Care will be open and available during usual business hours. We’ll be able to carry out all Turbocharger maintenance, repairs and replacements for all our...