Have You Checked Your Oil Supply For Your Diesel Turbocharger Lately?

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There are many little things that you can do to make your turbocharger last longer.  One of the simplest things to do for preventive maintenance is to check your oil and fluid levels. If the supply is not sufficient to properly lubricate the system, a lot of bad things can happen.  At Western Turbo, we […]

Clean Oil Key to Keeping your Turbochargers in Top Condition

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Do you feel that your diesel engine is not giving you top performance?  Your turbocharges may not be functioning properly due to damage from dirty oil. Dirty oil damages the turbocharger by causing heavy scoring of critical bearing surfaces. To avoid damage, oil and filter should be of a quality that is recommended by an […]

How does a Turbocharger work anyway?

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Sometimes at Western Turbo, we get so wrapped up in helping our customers get back on the road that we forget that education is one of the best things that we can do to help our customers understand when they need to call the best diesel service centre in Manitoba. Below is a short article […]

Where is Your Turbocharger from?

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Dealers and garages are being warned not to fit cheap turbochargers to cars after a series of engine failures following the installation of counterfeit turbochargers. You get what you pay for Counterfeit turbochargers replicate the OEM tags and part numbers and try to pass them off as genuine. They are built out of very poor […]

Counterfeit Turbochargers – Who Would Have Thought?

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When we think of counterfeiters, we picture a green-visored man, his hands covered in ink, sitting in a rented hotel room printing out $50 bills. Or cheap imitations of luxury watches, made out of tin and guaranteed to keep time for the next five minutes. We generally don’t think about counterfeit turbochargers, but they’re part […]

Why Did Your Turbocharger Die?

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A turbocharger is simple in concept, but complex in operation. In a nutshell, a turbocharger uses exhaust gases produced by the engine, which are pushed out of the engine at a velocity that corresponds with the speed of the engine’s rotation to push fresh air into the engine. The faster the engine “revs” the higher […]

Diagnosing Problems with your Diesel Turbocharger

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An engine is designed to burn a fuel-air mixture to produce mechanical energy. A significant difference between a turbocharged diesel engine and a traditional naturally aspirated gasoline engine is that the air entering a diesel engine is compressed before the fuel is injected. Turbochargers are a type of forced induction system. They compress the air […]

Turbo Trivia Part 2 – Common Turbocharger Problems

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A turbocharger is a finely balanced system.  Very high temperatures and extreme rotation speeds mean that it needs to be one of the most carefully engineered systems in your vehicle.  It’s a highly evolved piece of technology that, despite the extreme demands placed on it, will likely last as long as the rest of your […]

What to Look For in a Turbocharger

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When you buy a turbocharged diesel vehicle, you are really buying a finely tuned, balanced system that’s been carefully engineered so that all of the components work together. At IamDIESEL Diesel Service Centre, we get a lot of questions about diesel engine performance enhancement.  Invariably, people ask us if they should start by upgrading their […]

Turbocharger Care and Maintenance

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One of the most efficient ways to increase the power output of any engine, gasoline or diesel, without increasing the size and weight of the engine, is to add a turbocharger. Turbochargers are used on all kinds of vehicles – racecars and big diesel truck engines both commonly employ them, because they’re often asked to […]