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Old 08-31-2016, 07:02 PM   #1
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replacing a turbo because it whines

Has anyone with Sprinter RV, changed the turbo because of a whine noise, and doing the replacement killed the whine?

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Old 08-31-2016, 07:19 PM   #2
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Well, Dan. Most people like to hear the turbo whine. When it whines, it's working, replace it when it stops whining.

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Old 09-01-2016, 12:08 AM   #3
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That is the nature of turbos. The turn at a very high RPM.
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Old 09-01-2016, 12:20 AM   #4
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Without driving your RV and another just like it ; it would be very hard to determine if what you're hearing is excessive whine.
Turbos do get noisier at their peak RPM , and your very close to the motor in the class C.
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Old 09-01-2016, 04:51 AM   #5
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ok. Thanks. I'm just used to never hearing a turbo, in all my other cars.
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Old 09-08-2016, 05:13 AM   #6
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And to think I changed out my turbo in my pickup to get more boost and whine
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Had a work truck I drove for a company, Ford Power Stroke Diesel, I'd "kick it" just to hear it whine!! 😎

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