turbo problem

  1. B

    Advice - turbo fail.

    I bought this van in 2017 with 35000 miles on Had issue with my egr and cooler and turbo in Nov 19 Turbo failed again and was replaced June 2020 and was told to keep eye on oil Was told that its the type of engine and can use upto 1liter every 1000km (666miles) I was topping up oil as required...
  2. S

    Two Turbo Failures - was re-map to blame?

    Hi People, I recently had my 3 1/2 year old T6 Euro 6 102ps re-mapped with a Quantum Tuning map by a highly recommended and accredited mapping guy. I had the full power, up to 170ps map so was expecting great things. The van drove fine after re-mapping, but I was hard pushed to sense a big gain...
  3. Woodman

    Mod / pump upgrade to lube turbo better?

    Hi all, I went to collect my daughters A2 from a mate's garage today (20/11) after spending more than the car was worth fixing it after it failed its mot. In his workshop was a Transporter with failed upper turbo. Van only 5 yrs old. He said he has a few where the upper turbo fails as the lower...
  4. Leehoops

    Glowplug light flashing

    hi guys my van has been parked up for a few weeks and when I drove it yesterday and noticed that when driving the coil light was flashing ? I turned engine off and re started it but the light was still flashing ! Does anyone know what’s wrong ? The van started and drove fine tia
  5. andy greenwood

    Whirring Noise From The Turbo

    As of yesterday there is a strange whirring noise from the turbo, it does this when stationery and also when driving. I'm fairly sure it did not sound like this until yesterday. Also when stationery I have noticed the engine will only rev up to 2,500 rpm, unfortunately I can't remember if it...
  6. D

    20,000 Mile Turbo Blew Up

    hi i have had a 2016 trnasporter from new , 2 weeks ago the turbo blew up , oil went through the exhaust , vw have fitted new turbo under warranty , i'm due to collect tomorrow but am concerned that it has damaged the engine , vw have been really good and say they have driven it 150 miles and...
  7. Jez

    Hole In Twin Turbo Intercooler Pipe

    Hi there. I recently developed a hole in my 4-motion top intercooler pipe. I heard a hissing sound under acceleration and knew it was a leak in the turbo piping straight away. The engine management light came on. I got my wife to rev the engine whilst parked and I investigated where the leak...
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