Why Turbo Failures Occurs?

Specific Turbo Failure

Turbo Failures by Turbo OE Number

At Melett, we continually obtain a wealth of useful information about specific turbo numbers and their reasons for failure.

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Can DPF Cause Turbo Failure?

DPF is actually responsible for more turbo related failures than you might think. Here we explore what effect a blocked DPF can have on a turbocharger.

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Turbo Failure Diagnosis Matrix

What causes a turbocharger to fail and what is the solution? What are the problem signs? What is causing the problem? and What is the solution?

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Who do Electronic Actuators Fail?

REA or SREA Electronic Actuators are fitted to a variety of different variable geometry turbos and control the variable vane movement.

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Overspeeding

What is overspeeding? Overspeeding is a term used when a turbocharger is operating well above its normal operating limits.

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Oil Contamination

Oil is very often overlooked as a critical component, however clean filtered engine oil is a major requirement and a necessity for all turbochargers.

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Oil Leaks

Oil is very often overlooked as a critical component, however clean filtered engine oil is a major requirement and a necessity for all turbochargers.

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Insufficient Lubrication

If there is Insufficient Lubrication within the turbocharger the consequences can be severe, a lack of oil in any of the lubricated areas can cause premature failure.

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Foreign Object Damage

A foreign object is simply any object that enters the turbocharger through the air inlet or exhaust inlet and will will be affected the turbos performance.

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REA/SREA

REA (Rotary Electronic Actuator) or SREA (Simple Rotary Electronic Actuator) are fitted to many variable geometry turbos and control the variable vanes.

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Overheating

Overheating is a term used to describe components that have been subjected to abnormally high exhaust temperature or insufficient cooling.

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