Will using a turbcharged car only once a week cause damage?

Is it ok to drive an Astra 1.4 Turbo 150 once a week? With it sitting for days with no oil going to the turbo when it’s cool will that hurt components?

Asked on 23 August 2023 by Will Shepherd

Answered by David Ross
There is no reason why driving any type of car once a week will cause any issues. The turbocharged does not require any oil circulation when the engine is not operating, and if at the end of your journey you wait two or three minutes with the engine running it can ensure the turbocharger is cooled down before you switch off.
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