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Ford: van 1.8 td,ive noticed oil coming..turbo..intercooler..sits

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hi i have a ford transit connect van 1.8 td,ive noticed oil coming from the turbo intercooler,which sits at the front of the engine at the top,can you help resolve this problem
thanks wayne
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: UK Ford
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.

Hi there wayne , Ok just a few questions first

does the vehicle lack power ?

is ther a whoosing noise when you accelerate ?

is it a bad leak or more of a sweaty leak ?

 

regards brian

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

hi brian

 

it does lack power,and there is a whoosing noise,but its not a bad leak,its like you said more of a sweaty leak.

 

regards wayne

Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.

Hi there wayne , Ok the fault will most likely lie with a split intercooler hose ( common fault ) there are 2 of these hoses connected to the intercooler one either side ( they have metal rings on them ) corregated , these usally spilt at the rings ,

this is a 2 minute job to change these hoses ( 2 hose clips )

 

It could also be a split weld or seam at the intercooler assembly ( more rare )

this to is a 2 minute job to do and is only held on by 4 x 8mm bolts and 1 multiplug

 

to test this fault wayne remove the intercooler cover/trim ( 2 x phillips screws )

and then get another person to rev the vehicle hard as to bring the turbo in ( about 2500-3000 rpm ) in short blips and then listen and feel around the intercooler hoses and intercooler assembly for bursts of air , this is usally easier to find using your hand as you will feel the air shooting from the leak ,

 

if you need any more advice or help on this issue please let me know

if you are completley satisfied with my advice/answer please CLICK ACCEPT

Kind regards Brian

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

thanks brian,

 

could this problem fail an m.o.t which is due at end of month

 

regards wayne

Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.

Hi there wayne , Ok this fault wont fail an MOT as long as it doesnt affect the emmissions or is spraying oil every where ,

if it is just the hose that is split they are not expensive mabye around 20 pounds

the intercooler is a bit more expensive

 

if you need any more advice or help on this issue wayne please let me know

if you are completely satisfied with my answer please CLICK ACCEPT

Kind regards Brian

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Ok also Brian my inside air dosent blow hot or cold what could this be regards Wayne
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.

Hi there wayne , When you say there is no hot or cold air do you mean that there is no air at all coming from the vents ,

if so does the blower motor work on any speed at all eg,, only speed 4

regards brian,,

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Hi Brian it dosent work on any speed nothing at all regards Wayne
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.

Hi there wayne , Ok the fault will lie with the blower motor itself ,

normally if the blower motor only works on speed 4 it is the heater resistor that is faulty ,

but as yours isnt working on any speed i would suspect the blower motor

this has only 2 wires going to it a 12volt feed and an earth ,

if the wiring is ok the motor will be at fault internally

 

if you need any more advice on this wayne , please let me know

if you are completley satisfied with my answer please CLICK ACCEPT

Kind regards brian

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Hi thanks Brian how much is a moter, and I will keep you posted over the next couple of days on how iam getting on thanks again Brian your a life saver regards Wayne
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.

Hi there wayne , ok i dont know the exact price of a new one but you can pick one up second hand or a breakers yard for about 20 - 30 pounds ,

i think a new one would be around 80 - 100 pounds , that is an educated guess

 

if you have been completley satisfied with my answers and advice please click ACCEPT

 

And keep me posted

kind regards XXXXX XXXXX Brian

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Thanks Brian keep you posted regards Wayne

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