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Old 11-14-2010, 07:05 AM
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oil dripping from turbo

I have a small oil leak. I get a small amount at the starter. I have been cleaning and believe i have found it coming from the up pipe where it meets the turbo Y pipe. Its wet around the bolt and the head of the bolt is wet. I have not done the ccv mod as of yet, Can the turbo's inner seals be leaking slightly causing this?
ARe the original turbos rebuildable? The truck runs well.
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Old 11-14-2010, 07:10 AM
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Its probablythe pedistal orings leaking
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they wont leak from the up pipe gaskets. I suppose anything is possible. I recently replaced them. The metal flange arouns the pass side up pipe gasket is wet and oil on the bolt. The pedestal is dry.
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Old 11-14-2010, 02:45 PM
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check the ebpv i just went through and changed mine today and come to find out the ebpv is leaking:/
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thx, I have used a mirror as best i can, It really appears it coming from inside the trubo and out the up pipe gasket. There are seals in the turbo right? Oil flows thru it, thats why we have the o rings on the pedestal. That oil somehow circulates thru the turbo? I am wondering if i am at an early stage of these seals failing? Maybe its the ccv allowing oil into the turbo?
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Old 11-14-2010, 05:28 PM
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Can the CCV allow oil into turbo and if so what happenes when the oil in the intake from the CCv does get in the turbo?
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Old 11-17-2010, 02:08 PM
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anyone? can I rebuild these turbos? New bearings and seals?
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