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1999 saab 9-5

I bought saab 1999 9-5 it has 191.000 miles had bad turbo got one from used car parts. after i installed it is now smoking really bad from the tail pipe. any ideas

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Depending on the overall condition of the engine, it could have worn or frozen rings, worn valve guides or the turbo you installed is worn out. These are driven by exhaust pressure and if their bearings are worn, you may be getting a mix of compressed air from the turbo and oil that is seeping past the compressor's internal seals.

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