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Options & advice on cleaning a turbo

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by B5NUT, May 24, 2010.

  1. B5NUT

    B5NUT Well-Known Member
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    Feb 6, 2010
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    With it being the bank holiday this weekend, I'm going to replace the cat & manifold. So was wondering what is the best way to clean the turbo out (if possible) and if there are any special tools, cleaners, & gaskets for the turbo required:readit:
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  3. jcb

    jcb Active Member
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    Sep 19, 2005
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    I wouldn't bother trying to clean the hotside unless it is properly coked up.
    the cold side will be oily (if it is not it will be a miracle). good hose out with petrol, thinners etc will get rid.

    I would say more important is cleaning out the oil feed and more importantly the return. or just replace them!

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