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Coastiedan 06-17-2009 06:34 PM

Turbo oil inlet problem
 
My turbo inlet oil line keeps leaking oil every 5 months. which I replaced one in jan, and now its smoking and leaking once again. my buddy thinks its a pressure problem, since i have my cobb tuner set to fuel efficient. Which my boost is set really low. Its not rubbing either so i dont know. About to get my new line here soon, and then turn my boost back up. Does anyone have any other suggestions, on what it could be? I had my engine block replaced a two years ago, is anyone think that my be it also? Thanks for your help

newtothegame 06-17-2009 06:52 PM

Any mods to the car other than an AP?

03 CrazyTaxi 06-17-2009 10:06 PM

Kinda confused as to what exactly is going on...

baller_v24 06-17-2009 11:03 PM

Where exactly is it leaking from? Is it by where the bolt to hold the line down is or where the hose connects to the piping?

Coastiedan 06-18-2009 12:33 AM

The only other mod i have is a full 3 in exhaust. its leaking where the oil line connects to the turbo. right above the bolt. so its not a loose bolt.

baller_v24 06-18-2009 06:53 PM

I would first try and replacing the bolt and the washer with it. Im sure you can just order the part at a local subaru dealership or see if a local car parts store has it.

I believe this is what it is.

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Coastiedan 06-19-2009 03:36 PM

Well i put the new line on today, and put my boost back up. It looks something like that. But i guess ill see in 5 months if it breaks again. When i was putting it on i noticed that the bracket for the line was bending the line so i turned it around and theres alot less bending on the line itself. Thanks for all your help

busadave 01-17-2010 06:01 PM

i also believe theres a recall for just that problem,new line and bracket

turmic 01-17-2010 07:58 PM

Care to reference the TSB?


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