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Old 02-18-2012, 03:13 PM
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Ok so I just cleaned this thing a month ago, probably about 1000 miles, started having some surging issues this week. I'm out tryin to figure out what's goin on. I took off my EBP sensor and it was nasty, cleaned that. Decided to go ahead and pull my turbo and check it out, since I've become a pro at this in the past couple months, lol! Anyway this is what I found, its filthy again. Completely dusted with carbon buildup. What is causing it to get so dirty so fast? Any input is appreciated. Thanks

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Old 02-18-2012, 03:20 PM
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Has the truck been smokeing a lot?
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Old 02-18-2012, 03:26 PM
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No, I haven't seen the first puff of smoke since I did my egr delete, about a month ago, same time I cleaned the turbo

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when ya did the egr was the intake oily may need to boil it and check the cvc canister
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I took the intake completely off and cleaned it, and I also plan on doing the ccv mod this weekend, could this be the problem? But the intake tube from the air filter was slightly oily. It was pretty clean and dry today, and only a small drop of oil on the intake side of the turbo. The most oil pooling that I seen today was on the lower boot of the passenger side Cac tube

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the surging issue may or may not even be related to the movement inside the turbo. does the unison ring rotate freely on the center housing? do the vanes pivot freely with the ring on them?

the turbo is going to get carbon on inside within the first couple hundred miles of driving, that's not what inhibits movement, wear on the metal parts and rust are the problems.
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the surging issue may or may not even be related to the movement inside the turbo. does the unison ring rotate freely on the center housing? do the vanes pivot freely with the ring on them?

the turbo is going to get carbon on inside within the first couple hundred miles of driving, that's not what inhibits movement, wear on the metal parts and rust are the problems.
I know this may not be the source of the surging, just figured I would check it while it was the weekend and I had time, to rule it out. Yes everything moves freely, and I don't see any signs of rusting or pitting. I mean I didn't expect it to stay all clean and shiny, just thought this may have been a little excessive buildup for only 1000 miles.

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Did you put some anti-sieze in there?
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Did you put some anti-sieze in there?
Yes, a very light coat

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