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Do turbo engines need special oil?
For the best performance from a turbocharger, change the oil at least every 5,000 miles, replacing it with a fully-synthetic oil which is the right API for your car’s engine type. Your vehicle’s handbook should recommend the best choice of oil for your car
Is synthetic oil better for turbo?
“With its superior resistance to deterioration, AAA’s findings indicate that synthetic oil is particularly beneficial to newer vehicles with turbocharged engines and for vehicles that frequently drive in stop-and-go traffic, tow heavy loads or operate in extreme hot or cold conditions.”
Do turbo engines need thicker oil?
Because turbos spin hundreds of thousands of revolutions and they need really good lubrication. They need a little heavier oil
Does engine oil affect turbo?
Lubrication. There are a lot of moving parts in a turbocharger, and during operation these move at high speeds. Oil lubricates and protects your turbocharger, and without effective lubrication from oil, turbo components can rub against each other, causing wear and friction damage
Can Wrong oil damage turbo?
The turbo has been designed to last as long as the car does, however the turbo can become damaged over time. The damage to the turbo can be caused by problems such as: Insufficient oil in the system. Wrong kind of oil.
Can too much oil damage turbo?
Yes you can. To much oil could cause high oil pressure, which could blow the seals in the turbo, which could lead to the engine running on its own oil.
Do turbo engines need to warm up?
Just as you need to warm up your engine, you need to let it cool down. Extended journeys and high speed driving creates a lot of heat in your turbocharger, and if you turn off the engine whilst it’s still hot, you can cook the oil inside, leading to unnecessary build up of carbonised oil inside your turbo.
How many miles do Turbos last?
Turbos are designed to last the lifetime of the vehicle (or around 150,000 miles); however, it’s possible for them to wear out over time depending on how hard you drive the car and the original build quality of the turbo.
What causes a turbo to whistle?
What causes turbo whistle? Turbo whistle is the sound of the compressor inside the turbocharger speeding up (also known as ‘spooling up’, which is why it kicks in at the boost threshold (when the turbo starts to kick in) as you accelerate up the rev range.