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      09-20-2012, 03:19 AM   #1

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Another 320d turbo problem?

Hi there, I have a 2005 55 plate 320d with around 34000 on the clock. Recently I've noticed a slight whine coming from the engine, that changes in pitch with the revs. It's quiet and intermittent, and seems to happen only on a warm engine. I've not noticed any smoking or power loss. Does this sound like another turbo on the way out? I'm presuming my car has the problematic Mitsubishi turbo?

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      09-20-2012, 10:18 AM   #2
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You might want to inspect all the turbo pipes first for leaks or some holes before reaching for the wallet to replace the turbo.

I found a tiny hole in one of the hoses that caused similar noises.....while your there you can take a look at the turbo too.
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      09-21-2012, 05:24 PM   #3
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Could also be picking up on a slight alternator whine and being paranoid knowing about the issues the mitsu turbo's have ..
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