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Old 07-01-2007, 10:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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re: 530d 2001 - Turbo?

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ive got a 530d 2001. it has just over 90k on the clock. i have been noticing a power boost delay for a while but nothing serious. this morning was another story. the car had a stranger whistle to it and all of a sudden it started rattling. there was a total loss of boost. i called the AA out who done a few checks and said my bearing on the turbo have failed. any one experienced something like this.
i've lookd after the car since i had it. never high rev it on a cold engine and always let it cool down.
please advice!! thanks
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have you been giving it the proper amount of oil for the added oil ussage of the turbo?
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the oil was changed recently. mobil fully synthetic. cars never needed a top up since as oil level always perfect.
got a turbo ordered and getting it fitted this week. i just hope nothin else has gone wrong because of this. is their anything to be aware of when changing the turbo?
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