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Are you experiencing Turbocharger Problems, such as blue or white smoke, reduced power or a whining 'dentist’s drill' noise when accelerating?

You can locate affordable and trusted turbo repair and replacement from local garages with Who Can Fix My Car.

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Top garages for Turbo Faults and Replacement (11,798 found)
Dickinson St Garage
321 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.7 / 5

Dickinson St Garage has been proudly established since 1987. We strive to provide the highest quality repairs and services to all our customers whether they are new or existing. Our team is committed to ensuring that you receive an exceptional level of care and that your car maintenance is changed to a stress-free experience. We try to keep our prices as competitive as possible. A FREE health check is available for every car that enters our well-equipped workshop. We cover all makes and models, however, we have a great knowledge and experience working with VW and Audi cars. We carry out all aspects of mechanical work, from a minor MOT to a complete engine rebuild, no job is too big for us! <br /><br />Our parts come from a fantastic supplier and are covered by standard manufacturer warranty. Our collection and delivery service are available for those within a 15-mile radius. We are located near some very handy transport links such as Victoria Train and Tram Station, however, we also have a comfortable waiting room if you want to hang around while we repair your vehicle. One of our friendly staff members will offer you some refreshments and WIFI.

DG Motors LTD
110 Jobs Completed
cardiff
5.0 / 5

DGMotors LTD is a mobile mechanic service covering Cardiff/South Wales, Surrey and South East London.<br /><br />Specialising in all range of Makes and Models.<br /><br />Over 5 years experience on Mercedes Benz and Porsche brands.

Bankfoot Auto Clinic
359 Jobs Completed
Bradford
4.8 / 5

We are an established independent garage based in Bradford which offers a range of mechanical services ranging from a simple light bulb change to complete engine rebuilds. Our mechanics and MOT testers have a combined experience of over 35 years in motor vehicle repairs and utilise their expertise and wealth of knowledge for every job. Our workshop is home to the latest mechanical equipment which allows us to swiftly diagnose faults ensuring we can get you back on the road promptly.<br /><br />We only use and source OE quality parts which come with a standard manufacturer warranty, in addition to this our labour comes under a 12-month warranty. We have a comfortable customer waiting room where you can enjoy some refreshments and customer WIFI while we carry out the repairs to your vehicle. If you are looking for a reliable, honest and quality service you don’t need to look any further, all our prices are transparent and competitive, and our staff has been highly trained to provide an exceptional service.

AP Motor Services
27 Jobs Completed
Trowbridge
4.9 / 5

Fully qualified and insured mobile vehicle technician. VW/Audi specialist but all makes and models welcome as well as light commercial vehicles.<br />Experience:<br />8 years at a Volkswagen dealership as a vehicle technician.<br />1 year at independant garage.<br />4 years as a master technician at a Audi / VW specialist.<br />8 Years MOT testing.

K-Tech Automotive
80 Jobs Completed
Peterborough
4.5 / 5

Thank you for clicking on us, K-Tech Automotive is located in Peterborough our workshop is on Alpha Park, Near the ice rink. We offer Free Collection and Delivery Service of your vehicle and a loan car subject to availability. <br /><br />We offer; <br />Car Repairs<br />Servicing<br />Tyres <br />Cambelt and Timing Belt Changes<br />Clutch Replacements<br />MOT Tests<br />Aircon Regas

Drivers Autocentre - Maryhill Road
539 Jobs Completed
Glasgow
4.7 / 5

SCOTLAND'S GARAGE OF THE YEAR 2017/2018/2019 Drivers Autocentre we aim to provide the best value for money service and experience when you entrust us with your vehicle. We invest heavily on our Staff, Equipment and Facilities to provide a first class alternative and more personal than the main dealer network. Our staff have completed and passed various training platforms with manufacturer's such as Mercedes Benz, Ford, Audi/VAG Group, BMW, KIA/Hyundai, Vauxhall/GM and Renault. We have invested in the most recent and upto date SNAP On Diagnostic systems allowing us to Code Read, Interrogate Live Data, Program Components and Carry out DPF Regen's. <br /><br />We only use OE (Original Equipment) Quality parts and oils whilst working on your vehicle and any part replaced comes with a 12 months 12k miles warranty. <br /><br />We also offer you the ability to spread the cost of your bill over 4 months using our Payment Assist option, There are no interest charges or Credit checks upto £Whilst your vehicle is with us we will: <br /><br />* FOC Apply a full interior protection pack covering your Seat, Floor Mat, Steering Wheel, Gearstick and Handbrake lever to protect against the COVID 19 virus and generally keep it clean whilst we work. <br />* Confirm the work you are booked in for and the price quoted<br />* Provide a Lift home or to work etc if required. <br />* Communicate clearly via phone, text and email any additional work required including providing photo's of failed components if requested. <br />* Be completely clear at all times including keeping old parts for your inspection on request<br />* Provide a full itemised VAT Invoice. <br /><br />You're also welcome to take a seat in our comfortable waiting area and watch the work on your vehicle be carried out. We have comfort facilities and a fully stocked Nescafe Machine with Newspapers and Magazines to pass the time and we also have a very good WIFI network that you're welcome to use. <br /><br />We look forward to welcoming you and your vehicle.

Frosts Cars - Shoreham-by-Sea
295 Jobs Completed
Shoreham-by-Sea
4.6 / 5

For over 65 years Frosts Cars Ltd have been caring for vehicles and assisting the motoring needs of Sussex. Still a family run business, our Service Centres in Chichester and Shoreham-by-Sea are equipped to Service, MOT and Repair your vehicle. With expert technicians and the latest equipment, you can rest assured your car is in safe hands. Offering free collection and delivery, while you wait appointments or a courtesy car, we make your experience with us as convenient as possible. That’s why when our customers were asked to independently review us by Judge Service, over 97% said they would recommend us to their family and friends.

RJD Automotive
73 Jobs Completed
Evesham
4.8 / 5

RJD Automotive is a garage based just outside malvern. We are mainly mobile mechanics so we come to you at home or work to get the job done.<br />We cover a 50 mile radius on mobile jobs.<br />No jobs are to big or small<br />We hope to see you all soon

Lincoln Automotive Solutions Ltd
423 Jobs Completed
Lincoln
4.9 / 5

Hi we are an independent company that has specialised in a one stop shop facility providing various services from having your car serviced , tyres , exhaust , wheel alignment, cam belts replaced , clutch replaced and diagnostic work , also incorporated in our facility is our smart repair shop where you can have your alloys refurbished including diamond cut alloys , scratch repairs , split bumpers , dented panels and body restyling . Also we are now a RAC APPROVED SERVICE CENTRE .<br />We also have our own car and van sales site at exchange road where we sell a variety of vehicles all of which go through our RAC approved service centre .

Prestige AutoTechnik
10 Jobs Completed
Wimbledon
5.0 / 5

Independent Specialist in Mercedes Benz - AMG - Porsche &amp; Prestigious sports cars.<br /><br />We are a team of technical consultants who have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Mercedes Benz, AMGs , Porsche &amp; sports cars.<br />We have worked for some of the most prestigious Mercedes Benz and Porsche dealerships. <br /><br />Our workshop is in a convenient location in Wimbledon with good transport links, we also offer free collection and delivery.<br /><br />Dealer Level Service <br />Servicing<br />Repairs<br />MOT<br />Diagnostics<br />Performance Enhancement Upgrades<br />Detailing

Shaft Motors Ltd
29 Jobs Completed
Bilston
5.0 / 5

SHAFT MOTORS LTD<br /><br />Looking for a local garage you can trust for a car service, repairs or Diagnostics? We are happy to help you with your needs by giving a very efficient service along with reasonable price and good customer services.<br /> Be assured that when you come to our garage, the services we provide or Conduct will always have your best interests at heart.<br />We are here to give you our best service or advice considering Cost, Time and the health of your car so you can feel free to be on the road with peace of mid.<br />We're dedicated to give you 100% customer satisfaction following the standards in the car servicing and car repair market, ensuring you get a great service.<br />Range of services we give. <br />INTERIM CAR SERVICEFULL CAR SERVICEMAJOR CAR SERVICEBRAKES, SUSPENSIONS AND EXHAUSTSCLUTCH, TRANSMISSIONS, ENGINE REBUILDS AND ENGINE SWAPS DIAGNOSTICSINSPECTIONSHEAD GASKETS, TIMING BELTS AND TIMING CHAINSALTERNATORS, STARTER MOTORS, ELECTRICAL FAULTS, LIGHTS AND BATTERYS<br /><br />COVID-19 message:<br />Shaft Motors Ltd is taking the greatest care in working as safely as possible and following all government guidelines while continuing to support both stuffs and motorists. <br />Garages are an essential business, especially required to keep our key workers moving safely and our emergency service vehicles ready when needed. If you feel uncomfortable how we conduct the work we do on your car in a regards to COVID 19, please feel free let us know. <br />Waiting room is only used for a single person or family.<br />Keep safe and well.

Mr Tyre Ltd - Lincoln
191 Jobs Completed
Lincoln
4.7 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres giving an incredible coverage across the central England region.<br /><br />With many years’ experience in the tyre industry we have a reputation for providing high quality products at competitive prices. Being so well established has allowed us to form close relationships with virtually every major tyre manufacturer. <br /><br />Alongside tyres, our stores offer most mechanical repairs including brakes, servicing, engine repairs, suspension, MOT testing, stainless steel exhausts, engine remapping and air conditioning repairs and re-gas.<br /><br />We are happy to serve Lincoln and its surrounding areas.

Promod Works
97 Jobs Completed
London,Chessington
5.0 / 5

We are car and bike specialists that have been working in the automotive scene for more than 13 years , with a lot of experience and knowledge ,our specialists been dealing with one of the biggest VW Main Dealerships in London , Morgan as well .We have our own car garage , we've dealt with importing parts and accessories , we have many race car builds , few race bike builds , years of tuning and working on performance cars , road cars , road bikes , diagnostics , software , pretty much anything in the automotive sector for the last 13 years.

ACER UNIPART CAR AND VAN CENTRE
156 Jobs Completed
leeds
4.4 / 5

Looking for a garage in Leeds for Car and Van repairs or MOT's for Class 4,5 &amp;7 ? If so, look no further We have many years of experience in the Automotive Industry, our trained, experienced and qualified technicians are equipped with latest diagnostic tools assuring you a quality repair or service on your vehicle to the highest possible standard. Call or visit us today.Our services including MOT tests and repairs, diagnostics, clutches, tyres, wheel alignment, exhausts and even steering repairs. free winter checks, brake &amp; tyre checks. No matter the vehicle type, you can count on us. We are a well established business with experienced technicians with all the latest diagnostic equipment, we are also members of several motoring organisation hence abiding by strict working practice and providing a high standard of service and repair for all makes and models including light commercials. We undertake all warranty work from major organisations such as AA, RAC, Warrantywise, WMC etc. The garage is easily accessible and situated close to Leeds City Centre just off the Armley gyratory with parking available on site. We offer free courtesy cars and vans on request, also free collection and drop off service from your home or office is available. In addition to this your manufacturers warranty is not affected when your car is serviced by us. We also have an onsite body shop, vehicle parts and motor accessories. We are a one stop shop for all your motoring needs!!

Niche Motor Sales Limited
483 Jobs Completed
Bradford
4.7 / 5

We provide one of the best services for MOT tests at our Garage in Bradford. By using highly experienced staff and equipment you can be assured your car is in good hands to be inspected. <br /><br />At Niche Motor Company we offer the best deals around and we pride ourselves on our customer care and offer an excellent personal service. We offer a wide range of services including Bodywork, MOT's and Servicing and Air Conditioning Regas/Recharge services. <br /><br />A small investment in routine servicing, plus a good inspection programme, results in a good return on that investment.<br /><br />Niche Motor Sales have fully qualified and experienced staff that can supply and fit brakes for all makes and models at competitive prices.<br /><br />In addition to the above, we also offer repairs and services for air conditioning, suspension repairs, electrical and battery repairs and much more!<br /><br />We are Car, Van And Truck air conditioning specialist covering the whole of West Yorkshire.<br /><br />We have Invested Thousands of pounds in State of the art Car Air Conditioning Regas and car Air Conditioning service machinery to give our customers the best service for their money<br /><br />We service both Air Gas types: R134A &amp; HFO123YF<br /><br />Please call in for your Car, van and Truck Air Conditioning Recharge/Regas and be seen with in 20 minutes guaranteed<br /><br />NO appointments ever needed.<br /><br />See you soon

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Turbo Faults and Replacement Specialist
Frequently asked questions
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What does a turbo do?

When your car’s engine runs, it sucks air in through the air filter, which is then mixed with fuel and ignited, creating the power that drives the engine. This ignition process creates waste gases which escape through the exhaust system. A turbo uses these gases to spin a turbine (essentially, a propellor) and this turbine is then used to push more air into the engine than it would naturally suck in. As a result, your engine can burn more of the air-fuel mixture than it otherwise would, generating more power.
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What are the common problems with a turbo?

Common problems with turbo include cracks or leaks in the system, reduced pressure, poor lubrication which causes damage to bearings and sometimes, foreign objects like small stones which damage the blades of the turbo.
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What are common turbo fault symptoms?

Common turbo fault symptoms include blue-white smoke and reduced power when accelerating, reduced boost on the pressure gauge (if one's fitted) and, sometimes, a whining noise - like a dentist's drill - when accelerating.
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What is the cost for a turbo replacement?

A replacement turbo is a pricey item and replacement will typically cost over £1000. However individual components can often be repaired, which is much more cost-effective. A garage inspection will inform you of the next steps.
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What happens if my turbo breaks?

Turbo failure will cause one or more of the following symptoms: reduced engine power, blue/black smoke when accelerating, or a whining 'dentist's drill' noise when accelerating.

Average rating for  Turbo Faults and Replacement  bookings

4.62

278 reviews

How much does Turbo Faults and Replacement cost?

The cost of a Turbo Faults and Replacement can vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Turbo Faults and Replacement Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£787.16
Volkswagen£840.28
Audi£956.27
BMW£962.12
Ford£684.52
Peugeot£756.66
Mercedes£849.48
Renault£795.09
Citroen£725.31
Nissan£837.10
MINI£787.35
Toyota£850.75
Volvo£439.57

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 05/12/2020 and 05/03/2021.

What is a Car Turbo?

Car turbos are most commonly associated with diesel and high performance vehicles, but they are also increasingly being used in petrol cars as a method of improving engine efficiency and performance.

The principal behind a turbocharger is simple. When your car’s engine runs, it sucks air in through the air filter, which is then mixed with fuel and ignited, creating the power that drives the engine. This ignition process creates waste gases which escape through the exhaust system.

A turbo uses these gases to spin a turbine (essentially, a propeller) and this turbine is then used to push more air into the engine than it would naturally suck in. As a result, your engine can burn more of the air/fuel mixture than it otherwise would, generating more power.

Turbocharging is increasingly popular in everyday petrol cars because it allows more power to be generated from smaller engines, without increasing fuel consumption and emissions to the level of an equivalent larger engine.



What are the Symptoms of a Faulty Car Turbo?

A faulty turbo can manifest in a number of ways.

However, the most common symptoms of issues with the component include:

·        Blue/white smoke when accelerating

·        Loss of power

·        A high-pitched whining noise when accelerating

·        Reduced boost showing on the boost gauge (if you have a boost gauge)

·        A slower acceleration

·        Difficulty maintaining high speeds

·        Check engine dashboard light illuminated


A faulty turbo can be caused by a number of issues. Firstly, it may be the result of the wrong type or amount of engine oil. Poor quality oil or indeed the wrong oil grade can result in a build up of carbon deposits and engine contaminants which both cause direct and abrasive damage to the part.


Damaged seals that are cracked and worn may also be the source of your issues as it may let oil leak into your exhaust system. This then makes the turbo to work excessively hard to increase the air pressure levels. Turbo failure may also be the result of foreign objects in the compressor housing which can cause direct damage to the turbo. To avoid this issue, you should regularly check the area for any debris. Additionally, your car’s mileage and age may simply be the result. Turbos are designed to last as long as the car (around 150,000 miles), but they may wear prematurely if it was fitted poorly originally or if you drive particularly forcefully.



Locate Turbo Fault Repairs and Replacement

If you’re looking for affordable car turbo repairs in your local area, we have the UK’s largest network of garages and mobile mechanics who are on hand to help. Posting a job on our site, gains you access to honest quotes from local mechanics which you are then free to compare alongside customer reviews to choose a garage and get booked in!

You don’t have to pay for car repairs until the work is completed at the garage, and our comparison process is completely free to use.


To access great repair prices, simply:

·        Head to the job post form at the top of this page and enter your car registration number

·        Provide us with a few details about the vehicle and your repair requirements

·        We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

·        You can then compare the price of car turbo repairs and read reviews from customers of the mechanics in question.

·        Once you think you’ve found the right deal, simply book your car in online.

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