Select Your Vehicle

While they’ve come a long way since its mass-market adoption in the 1950s, turbochargers remain one of the most sensitive components in an automobile. Heat, in particular, coupled with the highly pressurized conditions under which the average turbo operates, it can quickly damage sensitive components. When the engine overheats, for example, the turbo is likely…

As a truck fanatic, you might be thinking of replacing your turbocharger to ramp up performance and increase power. You could also want to prepare it for competitive use, improve drivability, and improve towing. Whatever your goals, the following tips by the experts at Taylor Diesel Group will aid you in the process. 1. Identify…

04.5-06 DODGE 5.9L TURBOCHARGER

Turbochargers were introduced in the 1970s to counteract the looming disequilibrium in the oil supply market. Today, turbos are immensely popular with speedsters who want to increase the power of their car engines. Vehicle manufacturers like Audi, BMW, and Mercedes frequently incorporate turbochargers into the design to give their engines a power boost. How Does…

A diesel turbocharger will boost the power and efficiency of your truck’s engine by as much as 35%.  Like all diesel engine parts, they are wearable and will break down over time.  Many professionals will recommend you replace your diesel turbocharger between 100,000 and 150,000 miles.  Ongoing maintenance will make the turbocharger last longer.  If…

Service engine light

A turbocharger is one of the most important accessories for your vehicle. It is a compressor that is installed on the exhaust side of the vehicle. Its purpose is to enhance the engine horsepower. As the engine’s rpm increases, the turbocharger drives air into the engine, thereby increasing the power. A turbocharger can increase the…

Service engine light

P0299 Error Code Definition The P0299 error code reveals that your vehicle’s supercharger or turbocharger is not working correctly. The most common diagnosis reveals an underboost problem. The error commonly appears when the ECU detects low turbocharger or supercharger low boost pressure. This parameter is continuously monitored by ECU, which uses the boost pressure sensor…

Service engine light

Turbochargers fail and it isn’t always easy to figure out why.  Is your diesel engine losing oil on the dipstick, showing a loss of power, smoking or is noisier than usual?  These all can be symptoms of a  turbo problem. Let’s take a look at some of the most common problems we’ve found with turbochargers….

turbo

Back in 1998, Dodge replaced their 12-valve Cummins diesel engine with the 24-valve version. The new engine was more powerful and had common rail injection. Over the years since its release, the engine has been refined, and today it’s one of the best Dodge models. These are tough engines that keep on going, but they’re…

©2018 Taylor Diesel Group, All Rights Reserved | Internet Marketing by Unofficial