Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Exhaust leak in engine comp

asked by on

There is a small exhaust leak in the engine comp after removing the turbo for upgrades. I need help getting the exhaust intake to the turbo to mate and then attach the clamp.

A: If the turbo is upgraded, you might need a ...

If the turbo is upgraded, you might need a different hose. Depending on who did the upgrade on the turbo or if it is an aftermarket unit, consider purchasing the parts required for the upgrade from them. Upgrading turbos with aftermarket units is common, but typically require the use of other aftermarket components to complete the installation properly. Using the suggested aftermarket components from whoever upgraded the turbo will make the installation much smoother than attempting to reuse components that might not fit properly on the new unit. Custom turbo shops might be able to provide guidance and help as well.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Inertia switch/Fuel pump

The inertia switch is supposed to totally disable the fuel pump power supply when the vehicle is in an accident or rolls over. You will need to check the power connector into and out of the inertia switch to make...

Q: Car runs hot and leaks

The cooling system on these vehicles are known to leak from the head gaskets as the vehicle ages and the cooling system fluid becomes acidic to the point that it starts damaging metal parts of the aluminum heads and starts...

Q: Vehicle won't start; engine turns; stalls

Hi, thanks for writing in about your 2002 Ford Excursion. The first thing to check is the glow plug control module (GPCM) connector. Ford has a TSB out for 2002 and 2003 model Excursions with a diesel engine where there...

Related articles

How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...