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Strip and Diagnose Service.

We always recommend finding out why your turbo has failed.

There are many ways a turbocharger fails. Turbos fail for a reason. Always ensure you find the underlying cause for the failure before fitting a new one.

If your turbo has failed, we can strip and assess it. This will give a good indication as to why it failed and how to ensure it doesn’t happen again.

Following a strip and assess, when you order a repair or replacement turbo we will waive our strip and assess fee. We do this because we see diagnosing your turbo failure as vital for the success of your new turbo.

Compressor Wheel Failures

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Foreign object damage, caused by a washer that was left in the intake system, after a service Foreign object damage, caused by a washer that was left in the intake system, after a service Burst compressor wheel failure, caused by a split intercooler pipe. Compressor wheel  (LCF) low cycle fatigue failure, caused by an overspeed and/or turbo speed change, common in front wheel loaders. Compressor wheel (LCF) low cycle fatigue failure, caused by an overspeed and/or turbo speed change, common in front wheel loaders. Corrosion caused by a leaking intake pipe in a marine application. Corrosion caused by a leaking intake pipe in a marine application. Foreign object damage. Dusted compressor wheel, due to split in air intake pipe.  Notice how the edges are rounded off.  This also caused engine damage. Corrosion caused by a leaking intake pipe in a marine application. Corrosion caused by a leaking intake pipe in a marine application. Burst compressor wheel failure, caused by faulty wastegate, resulting in an overspeed. Burst compressor wheel failure, caused by faulty wastegate, resulting in an overspeed. Burst compressor wheel failure, caused by faulty wastegate, resulting in an overspeed. Foreign object damage.

Turbine Wheel Failures
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Foreign object damage to turbine wheel.  This was causing a high pitch whine, under boost. Foreign object damage to turbine wheel.  This was causing a high pitch whine, under boost. Turbine wheel failure, due to rotor over-speed. Turbine wheel failure, due to split inter-cooler and hoses.

Oil Related Failures
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Oil contamination, causing scouring to OD of bearing. Blocked oil drain caused by silicone sealants.  This could have been avoided by using the correct gasket. Blocked oil feed pipe to turbo, resulting in bearing material transfer. Turbine wheel separation, caused by blocked oil feed line. Blocked oil feed pipe to turbo, resulting in bearing material transfer. Garrett GT3582R failed, due to blocked oil feed line. Garrett GT3582R failed, due to blocked oil feed line. Poor servicing or wrong grades of oil, results in oil breaking down, which causes carbon build-up, as you can see on this oil feed banjo bolt. Holset H2D fitted to a Scania truck, failed due to blocked oil feed pickup. Holset H2D fitted to a Scania truck, failed due to blocked oil feed pickup. Holset H2D fitted to a Scania truck, failed due to blocked oil feed pickup. Holset H2D fitted to a Scania truck, failed due to blocked oil feed pickup. Holset H2D fitted to a Scania truck, failed due to blocked oil feed pickup. Oil coking, due to lack of servicing. Oil Coking due to lack of service. Oil Coking due to lack of service. Oil Coking due to lack of service.

Over-Fuelling Failures
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Cracks caused by excessive heat due to faulty injectors. Cracks caused by excessive heat due to faulty injectors. Cracks caused by excessive heat due to faulty injectors.

Articles.

Learn more about turbo failure in our article series.

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.

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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.

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