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Mr Muscle Turbo Cleaning

Oddie Jul 10, 2012

  1. Oddie

    Oddie Member

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    Hi All

    Some of you may have read that i have been experiencing a problem with my 2.0 TDI going into limp mode. Almost everyone seems to think that it is the turbo vanes sticking. If this is the case, can this be cured by using Mr Muscle oven cleaner as some people have done previously ?

    I have also read that you can use the innotec turbo cleaner. I am imagining this does the same thing as the Mr Muscle cleaner ?

    Has anyone ever tried the Mr Muscle trick on a B7 ?

    Cheers
     
  2. ukdan

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    I have done it on the EGR valve and manifold so don't see why it wouldn't work with the turbo.
     
  3. Oddie

    Oddie Member

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    Cheers Dan. How hard was the EGR valve to do ?
     
  4. Wrath

    Wrath Well-Known Member

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    I heard some using Mr Muscle while cleaning the EGR but I bought some Wynns carb cleaner instead and that worked brilliantly.
     
  5. ukdan

    ukdan Member

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    Easy mate. Done it in a couple of hours (not including the Mr. Muscle bit).
    Do a search on Google ad there is some guides o it.
     
  6. Oddie

    Oddie Member

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    Cheers chaps. Can anybody else shed any light on the turbo cleaning then ?
     
  7. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Just remove the turbo & strip down & clean it out properly as it will happen again, I stripped down a few now & cleaned with a dremel circular wire brush attachment, looks like new, moves like new, but check for any play in the shaft.
     
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  8. alpesh26

    alpesh26 Active Member TeamMisano

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  9. Oddie

    Oddie Member

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    If i came down to your workshop would you be able to do this for me ?
     
  10. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Where are you based?
     
  11. jay.tyler

    jay.tyler New Member

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    Does anybody know if you can do a toyota surf 3.0 td ?
     
  12. madstaff

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    As already said, nothing can beat a proper strip down and clean.

    Here's a turbo i did recently off an A3.

    a3 turbo (2).jpg
     
  13. Cjt1975

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    Anybody fancy doing the Mr muscle on my car? I'm not mechanically minded....:uhm:
     
  14. NHN

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    Don't bother, its temp at best mate, remove turbo, strip, clean & refit is your best prolonged usage path.
     
  15. Cjt1975

    Cjt1975 New Member

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    Thanks for reply.what sort of money am I looking at to have that done?
     
  16. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    What engine code is it & whereabouts are you located.
     
  17. Cjt1975

    Cjt1975 New Member

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    Engine code is bkd. I'm in south Wales.
     
  18. Jimmy TDI

    Jimmy TDI Pro Tinkerer Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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  19. alpesh26

    alpesh26 Active Member TeamMisano

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  20. Jimmy TDI

    Jimmy TDI Pro Tinkerer Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    Cheers for the working link, that should come in handy.

    I don't actually need it as I've done it on a couple of cars for other people, but thought it was worth pointing out for anyone looking for a how to.
     

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