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Turbo failure

What causes turbo failure? Turbo failure is most often caused by oil starvation, oil contamination, or foreign object damage. Consider this; at highway speeds a turbocharger can spin at rates up to 240,000 RPM, while at wide open throttle, a turbo can spin at up to 360,000 RPM. The only way to prevent the shaft, bearings and seals from disintegrating is to keep a constant flow of cooled oil circulating through the unit. Turbo failure is most often caused by oil contamination or oil starvation In fact, according to btnturbo.com, … Read More

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