Turbo Failure.. Wth happened? (Pics) - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 06-11-2014, 12:48 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 13
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Turbo Failure.. Wth happened? (Pics)

I had a weird humming/howl noise coming out of my exhaust for sometime had no clue to what the issue was... So after 2 months of checkin this an that I checked the shaft again an this time there was enough play that made me decide there's something going on inside so I pulled it apart and this is what I found...

Trucks a early 99
K&N FIPK cold air

Suggestions on what I should do an do you think I should to take it to a machine shop to be checked/balanced? Will just a rebuild kit get me back on the road?

Tell me what I should do and or what you would do.. I plan to rebuild it myself but if you guys think I shouldn't let me know..

Thanks Josh

Some scratches around the edge of the wheel.

No signs of the wheel hitting Compressor housing anywhere..

Huge gash wth.....

What on earth could of got between the wheel and backplate? All 4 bolts were damn tight..

Exhaust plate or whatever.. Oil was deffinately getting threw.. Wasn't enough to make the truck smoke at all..

All gunked up!! Damn.. Why tho?

Nasty.. It's like chunky dirty burnt oil, that hole isn't perfectly round anymore..
Deffinately signs of excessive heat on back side of compressor wheel and where all that gunk build up is.. The exhaust wheel itself looks fine nothing has hit it or has it rubbed anywhere..

Ideas on what I should do or what you would do in my situation? Anyone wants to see anything else let me know!

Early 99 eclb chassi 305k eng. 150k
Edge Juice w/Attitude, K&N Cold Air, 4in MBRP S.P
Moto Metal 951's, 33" Nitto Terra Grappler, Air Bags
99psd7.3 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 06-11-2014, 05:43 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
Joel's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Abbotsford
Posts: 2,731
Thanks: 29
Thanked 127 Times in 115 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 10 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I don't think that's a gash on the back of the wheel. It just looks like an ugly balancing job.

I'd say order the 360 rebuild kit and a wheel and have at er.

PIS 230/80's, Van Turbo with EBPV, BD Billet Wheel
Lots of money spent at RiffRaff
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Dual SD fuel pumps, in tank mods, CNC Fab bowl retain kit. SDK Tunes. Isspro.
Still pretty slow, just less slow now.
Originally Posted by peixinho View Post
I love finally having my truck back... that 7.3 dog that I was driving was just not cutting it.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Joel is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome