Oil leaks can be caused by a variety of factors, the main factor being incorrect pressure within the compressor and turbine housings.
Oil leaks can cause catastrophic damage to the bearing systems and occur within seconds of the turbocharger commencing operation.
When a turbocharger is installed correctly, it should NOT leak oil, however, there can be cases where oil leaks occur.
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For further common turbo failure topics, check out our other helps guides
Common turbo failure modes create much discussion between our customers and technical department. To help identify common failures in warranty situations and to provide advice on how to prevent future failures occurring, we have created a series of help guides: