Question about 1999 Volvo S80
A repair tech told me I needed to replace both turbos in my volvo s80. He wants to charge me $3,600 for this-I think he is exaggerating the damages to make money. I have the manual for the car, and he kind of told me one turbo is ok after I told him I was taking the car back, and I think the other just needs to be cleaned and the seals replaced. A turbo is essentially an intake tube with no moving parts, right? How could it go "bad"? I don't think replacing the whole assembly is necessary -whats your professional opinion? I think I can do this myself and save tons of money. I may try to find a used turbo if it needs replacing.
Do not put on a used one,yes it has precession moving parts and if you did not now that do not try to replace it yourself/why did it fail, are you shore its bad ,most fail because of lack of oil changes or correct type oil ,make shure you fix the complete problem
Posted on Aug 26, 2008
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