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Turbochargers on engines used not to operate in first gear or below 2000rpm. (diesel) or 3000rpm. (petrol). Is this still the case as I may in the future purchase a small capacity turbo engine ? ...
When I start my Mitsubishi Outlander from cold I get a whining noise that increases on acceleration and decreases when I slow down. It sounds like wind whistling through the trees. After 2/3 miles it stops....
The turbo hose has burst twice on my Land Rover Freelander 2. Have you heard of this before? Do you know of any preventative measures I could take?
We had loss of power on our Audi A3 recently. The coil and DPF warning lights came on at the same time. We called the RAC and they reported "Air mass flow during regeneration too high" and told us to drive...
I'm looking to buy a modest petrol engined family/supermini. I dislike turbos for their turbo lag. Can you tell me which cars I might consider that have a naturally aspirated petrol engine of circa 1600cc...
I have a 2012 Volkswagen Scirocco 2.0 TDI BlueMotion. It broke down last week with plumes of white smoke coming from the exhaust. It was towed back to my local dealer and they tell me the turbo has failed....
I have recently purchased a 3 Series BMW 320i Xdrive and assume it has a turbocharger fitted. With previous turbocharged cars I have always allowed a couple of minutes for the turbo to stop rotating and...
I have just bought a 1996 Audi A4 Estate. The turbo has now suddenly blown, with black smoke coming out of the exhaust. Thankfully we were near a garage and only drove it very slowly and carefully for...
My Audi S6 is three years old, with 72,000 miles on the clock. I have just had double turbo failure (£4000 to repair). My local Audi specialist has discovered it is due to a faulty oil pump, which they...
I have heard reports of the 1.6 diesel engine fitted in Peogeots, Citroens & Fords to suffer from damaged turbos due to lack of correct maintenance and not selecting the correct oil type. Subsequently...
 

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