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I am looking at a Mercedes-Benz Vito 114 but the air intake of the turbo seems rather noisy. The sales guy says this is normal and the van drives well. Is this sucking noise normal?
I drive about 3000 miles a year and have always owned normally-aspirated petrol engines with torque-converter gearboxes. I'm wanting to buy a replacement but seem to have little option other than a turbo...
I see there are various types of additives that claim to keep turbos clean. I would like to know if they work? What can an owner do to keep the turbo oil feed and return pipes clean?
I have a Ford Focus 1.0 Ecoboost 2017 model. When I switch off a noise like a fan running on comes from the front top of engine. This is not the cooling fan. Is this normal or does it need attention?
A couple of weeks ago my Mazda 3 1.6 diesel died on the motorway. It was towed to a local independent garage, where £800 later the turbo was replaced, the DPF was filled with fluid and regenerated and...
I have just bought a new Audi Q3 1.4 TSFI. I have not owned a turbo car before and understand that you should let the car idle for a while before switching off following certain driving conditions. Please...
I have a Kia Sportage with a turbo petrol engine. Are there any special precautions on stopping and starting the engine that I should take? And any maintenance processes that should be carried out to preserve...
Last week a couple of yellow warning lights appeared on the dash of my 2014 Skoda Octavia 1.4 petrol. At the main dealer they diagnosed a turbo fault which requires a new turbo to be fitted at a cost of...
We have an Audi A1 with a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. Do we have to leave the engine running after a 30-mile drive to settle the oil?
I have a 10 year old Kia Cee’d and my garage has just identified that the turbo is producing a whistling noise on acceleration. They also gave me the impression that to replace the turbo would be an expensive...
 

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