R32 Turbo Whine

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  1. steely00000

    steely00000 Member

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    Hi all.
    My R32 has developed a high pitch whining when on boost. I'm assuming it's turbo as it is only on boost.
    It seems to be more pronounced higher in the range, but it is there throughout the revs. Also, this happens hot and cold.
    Am I looking at a knackered turbo or something a bit simpler?
    Cheers in advance.
     
  2. Swampy442

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    Probably knackered bearings but take the intake piping off and look at the compressor, see if its touching the casing.
     
  3. stinky 32

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    try the manifold to turbo gasket had the same problem on mine checked for a boost leak that was fine then thought i had fuked the turbo turned out to be tiny blow around the back of the turbo... fitted a nissan gasket and its all mint now.
     
  4. Ollie

    Ollie LOOSE!

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    turbo gaskets make a high pitched whistle when they are on their way out. replace with genuine nissan gasket and it will be gone.
     
  5. Gary.

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    What they said, mines pretty much sounded like it was supercharged
     
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    my s14 was doin this ,turned out it was a small slice in one of the intercooler pipes discovered it after i changed the turbo lol
     
  7. steely00000

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    Cheers guys!
     

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