Turbocharger replacement

general instructions

After a turbocharger fault, check whether the motor feed system is actually oil-free :
  • In this occurrence, remove the parts and the grease, clean them, then dry them.

Check that the oil return duct of the turbocharger is not partially or fully obstructed by carbon deposits. Also check its thorough sealing.

Check, when re-assembling, that no foreign item does enter the exhaust manifold nor the turbocharger.

Apply high temperature paste on the screws/nuts on the area of the exhaust manifold / turbocharger.


Disconnect the negative battery terminal.

Remove :
  • The motor upper cover.
  • The engine coolant fan.
  • The fastening A1 screws.
  • The front cover A2.


Remove :
  • The motor’s lower protecting cover (if pertinent).
  • The centre exhaust muffler.
  • The particle filter.
Remove :
  • The air output duct from the turbocharger.
Unclip :
  • The clamp B.
Remove :
  • The air output duct C from the turbocharger.
  • The banjo bolt D.
Put aside :
  • The oil feed hose E from the turbocharger.

component removal

Remove :
  • The clamp F.
  • The bracket G.
  • The clamp H ( beware of strictly applying the setup position J ).
  • The turbocharger.

Check that the mating surfaces are clean and free from foreign items.

To be systematically replaced :
  • The o’rings.


Fill the turbocharger with new motor oil up to the opening level of the turbocharger oil feed hose .

Place back the components in reverse order of the removal.

Start the engine and keep it it idle running.

Check there are no leaks.

Hot engine :

Speed up to an engine speed of 3000 rpm.

Check there are no leaks ( exhaust , engine oil and engine coolant ).

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