What Causes Turbochargers to Fail?

VIDEO: Turbocharger Failure Points And Installation Tips

Maintaining proper lubrication is critical to maximizing turbocharger life.

A turbocharger’s internal assembly is spinning at incredibly high rpm – more than 200,000 rpm in some cases.

High rpm and extremely high temperatures spell big trouble for components if the system’s lubrication and cooling are compromised.

Three common causes of premature turbo failure are foreign-object intrusion; lack of lubrication; and oil contamination.

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