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04 plate..The turbo was replaced in March last year, then that turbo…

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my brother in law has...
my brother in law has a discovery on an 04 plate. The turbo was replaced in March last year, then that turbo was replaced in September. The Turbo has just gone again. Is there a known problem with this age model of Discovery?
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The usual cause for what you are describing - ie, repeated failure / premature failure of the turbos - is down to either oil supply - lack of -- or the oil return to the sump...

When the turbo is removed - a very careful check is needed to check these things - in fact - renewal of the feed and drain pipes is a very good idea ...just in case there are restrictions in there that you cannot see - which is the usual cause..

That being the fault as above -then will cure this altogether..

There are of course other reasons for failure.. I don't know what you are doing - by that I mean - just binning the "broken" turbo and fitting another... but what would be the best idea would be to send the failed turbo to the likes of this company HERE ...

They will strip and inspect it and come up with the reason for failure for sure...and then will advise you further...

That really would be the best way forward to avoid further premature failure / expense...

I Sincerely XXXXX XXXXX have helped you - Please ask me if you need more help...


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