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I want to check and top up the oil in the turbo charger. Where is it located?

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Hi.
normally the turbo is supplied with oil from the engine oil system.
i have never come across a turbo with its own oil supply before.

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The turbocharger is normally lubricated by the engine oil. That is why it is imperative to do oil changes on turbo engine at 3000 miles rather than the recommended 6000 for normal engines, and that you use a good quality oil without adding any extra additives. There are oils marked for turbo engines, but make sure it is one backed and marketed by a reputable oil/petroleum company.

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