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Garage in Harlow, 22 years of experience

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Mobile mechanic in Pulborough , 35 years of experience

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Garage in Harpenden, 35 years of experience

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Garage in London, 30 years of experience

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Garage in Kinwarton, Alcester, 28 years of experience

Mobile mechanic service for smaller jobs and diag work, with the option of MOT and workshop facilities for larger jobs in partnership with Alcester-based VW specialist TL Automotive. Experienced in diagnosis...

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Garage in Hayes , 43 years of experience

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Garage in Swindon, 20 years of experience

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Garage in Woking, 8 years of experience

Mobile mechanic service with 8 years workshop experience. Friendly, polite and knowledgeable in all work carried out. All aspects of work carried out from pre-MOT to clutch and cambelt replacement.

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Mobile mechanic in Lowestoft , 30 years of experience

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Garage in Withchurch , 14 years of experience

I am Andrei a passionate mechanic with over 14 years of experience . I have also a Electrical and Electronic engineering diploma and lots of knowledge of the car electrical systems.

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Mobile mechanic in Bury, 9 years of experience

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Mobile mechanic in Basildon, 23 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about turbocharger repair & replacements

Read our answers to questions about turbocharger repair costs, symptoms and more.

What does a turbocharger do?

A turbocharger is a helps to push more air into the engine to significantly boost engine performance. The system is powered by the exhaust gases coming from the engine which drive a turbine in the turbo to push more air into the engine. It helps to achieve a more efficient combustion, with normally more power for only a small increase in fuel consumption.

What does a turbocharger replacement involve?

A mechanic will come to assess the situation around the turbocharger. They will then remove and replace the old turbocharger as requested. The engine will be checked and the car taken will be taken for a test drive where required, with any adjustments being made after that.

Can I do a turbocharger replacement myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a turbocharger replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

How do I know if my Turbo needs replacing?

Faulty turbochargers are not easily identified, the most obvious signs will be less power and a decreased fuel efficiency, emissions may also be worse. This will cost you a lot of money in the long term, as the car will be using more fuel, so it's important you get a qualified mechanic to repair it.

How long will a turbocharger replacement take?

On average a turbocharger replacement will usually take around 3 hours, but can take anywhere from 2 to over 4 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a range of factors. For example, your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should I replace a turbocharger?

As a vital component of many vehicles, it shouldn't need to be replaced for the lifetime of the vehicle. This doesn't mean it always lasts, but you shouldn't expect this part of your vehicle to need replacing. Only undertake this repair if your vehicle has been diagnosed with this issue by a professional mechanic.

Can you drive with a broken turbo?

Driving the vehicle with a broken turbo may lead to further complications and damage to engine. If you suspect there is any issue with your vehicle's turbocharger or there are concerns about its age or condition, book with a professional mechanic with immediate effect to get it checked and replaced if necessary.

What happens if my turbo breaks?

If your turbo breaks in your car, your engine will lose power and your car will go into "limp mode." This means that your car will only be able to go a very slow speed until you get it fixed.

Is a faulty turbocharger an MOT failure?

It is likely that a faulty turbocharger will lead to an MOT failure as it can result in excessive exhaust smoke, power loss and an illuminated check engine light.

How much does it cost to replace a turbo?

On average a turbocharger repair costs around £900. Typical prices for can range anywhere from £700 to £1400. The cost ultimately depends on your location, vehicle and what parts the manufacturer recommends for the work. Find out what you could save by having your turbocharger replaced by ClickMechanic, by selecting your vehicle at the top of the page.

Check out the ClickMechanic price for a turbocharger repair. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price. These estimates may include Turbocharger (TC) oil feed pipe, Turbocharger (TC) oil return pipe, Turbocharger (TC), Engine oil filter, Engine oil, Turbocharger (TC) pipe connection - exhaust manifold, Turbocharger (TC) pipe connection - air intake and/or Turbocharger (TC) pipe connection - intercooler.

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a turbocharger repair, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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