How Many Miles Do Turbos Last. This i believe was critical to its long life. How often should a turbo be replaced?
Many of these vehicles experienced massive engine failure around 70,000 miles due to bearing failure, a lack of lubricant, overheating, and various other issues. I know my mk3 supra had a service life of 125k miles on the turbo before the manual said to replace it. It's all based on luck.
Many Of These Vehicles Experienced Massive Engine Failure Around 70,000 Miles Due To Bearing Failure, A Lack Of Lubricant, Overheating, And Various Other Issues.
Warm up the car before driving another turbo preventative tip is to warm up your car before driving. If you abuse it, (no idling after driving hard) and 'baby' the engine, you may find a replacement needed at 60k miles. This was two or three times a year in the 14 years i owned the car.
Take, For Example, The Turbodiesel In The Mark Iv Volkswagen Golf / Jetta (From Early 2000'S).
If you take off the boot on the intake side, you can check for play in it. However, if you take care of the engine and get regular maintenance and services, it can last up to 250,000. Those are some obvious ways to break a turbo.
This I Believe Was Critical To Its Long Life.
In my experience with turbo engines, they have lasted between 150,000 to 200,000 miles. Turbo engines are often stronger than naturally aspirated engines, therefore if properly maintained, they will last a long time. I know my mk3 supra had a service life of 125k miles on the turbo before the manual said to replace it.
That Said, There Are Many Turbo Engines That Can Last Long.
How many miles do turbos last? 1) depends on how you treat the turbo (exercise it often, give it idle time to cool down after driving hard). The problem that seems to be the limiting factor of their lives are the oil seals and the bearings that hold the shaft between the impeller and.
In My Experience With Turbo.
One of the most common turbo myths is that running boost will damage your engine over time. For the most part, unless abused, the turbo should last the life of the truck. I changed oil every 7500 miles.