Q: Turbo losing power

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My turbo charger is losing power.

If the turbo bearing is starting to go bad, then the turbo may be noisy. The turbo should be inspected for fin damage or a binding waste gate operation. Also, the intake tubes would need to be checked for holes or cracks in the tubes. If you need help with this, I recommend having a certified mechanic diagnose why your turbo has loss power. From there, they will be able to recommend the appropriate repair to resolve this issue.

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