Nearly all turbocharger-related problems are the result of a handful of causes. Knowing how to recognize the symptoms of these issues early and link them with causes will help you save (down) time and money.
The chart below outlines the probable causes and noticeable conditions of the most common turbocharger maladies as well as what you can do to solve them.
By using this chart, most turbocharger problems can be easily identified and rectified. However, if a problem falls outside of your comfort level for service, contact a Garrett® Performance Distributor or a Garrett® Master Distributor for assistance.