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Blown turbo on 2003 freelander

Lost power gradually & garage tells me it's the turbo which is going to cost more than the car is worth

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Unfortunately It is the truth. If you do not mind and do not want to spend money get repair, just cancel and remove the turboocharger.

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When my engine is ticking over and then i put the accelerate down white smoke comes outand theres a smell is it my turbo thats away


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white smoke would normally mean water is being burn in the cylinder. if it is a sweet, sugary smell then the head gasket is almost certainly blown.
greyish smoke with an burnt oily smell would point towards the turbo oil seals being the problem.

either way, this should be checked properly and quickly by a specialist to find exactly what the problem is. if either of these problems are left to develop, it could result in serious engine damage, and costly repairs. if sorted soon enough, it could save you a lot of money.

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My 2000 diesel 2.o freelander propshaft was recently repaired. The turbo has suddenly failed sending oil all over the engine. 1st there was a big cloud of black smoke. Engine revved very high. refused to...


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Not easy this one,when your turbo failed the oil feed to the turbo bearings continued to feed engine oil into the intake side(could not turn off),the engine is then Un-governed and free to rev way above maximum limit,it has then massively over heated, the oil treatments are unlikely to cause this problem ,usually down to not letting the Turbo "wind down " after driving,The best course of action is to replace the engine and turbo charger and have the induction pipes and intercooler properly cleaned ,there are no cheap fixes for this you were just unlucky.

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http://forum.landrovernet.com/showthread.php?t=159374

You may have to become a member and then login but this article should help.

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I'm assuming that that smoke was more previlant while going uphill because that's when the turbo would be really spolling up to max psi. I would guess that if you really got on the gas hard and got the turbo going even on a flat surface, that you would notice the smoke too. The loss of power and the white/grey smoke are tell tale signs that your turbo is bad or starting to fail. Good luck!

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