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I have a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible that's turbo charged. Last week I started hearing a whistling or whining sound when I accelerate. It doesn't happen in reverse.Is it possible that I have an issue that can be repaired without replacing the entire turbo charger? I've never had this kind of problem in the past. Could something have come loose between the turbo and the manifold or exhaust system. I have a limited aamount of money to pay a lot for a repair. I have had serious medical issues for the past 4 years, so cost is an issue, Thank you, ***** ***** Gillis,***** Apt.230, Key West, FL 33040(###) ###-####**@******.***. I would appreciate any help or advise you can give me.
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Chrysler Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 4 months ago
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HI,

Your choices are to either have yours sent out to be rebuilt or install another turbocharger. There are not any simple repairs for them when they start whining and whistling.

Cost wise, it is cheaper to just install a remanufactured unit, which you can get for $358, and then have a mechanic to install it.

Here is one source.

https://www.stockwiseauto.com/a1-cardone-2t-315-turbocharger?gclid=EAIaIQobChMItoXtzq2Z2gIVjrbACh2ctANOEAQYBSABEgIzFfD_BwE&fit_id=11799&Year=2006&Make=Chrysler&Model=PT%20Cruiser&gsID=pxf374121f11799&

I have installed these Reman units from A1 Cardone before and never had one fail prematurely

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