I know this is the B5 section but their is not much response in the A6 area, and there is a lot of knowledge here when it comes to turbo's
The car is a 3.0TDI engine and this is what I found when I pulled of the intercooler pipes. The car has done just over 180K
I think the seals have gone on the turbo and would like someone to confirm. So question is am I looking at a new turbo?
There is also another thread where
This was also the state of one of the inlet manifolds, think soot from the egr and oil mixed together must have caused this.