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BMW N54 Turbo Problems

Here are some common problems or failures that you should be on the lookout for.

Turbocharger Overview and Common Weak Points (VIDEO)

How does a turbocharger work? Let’s talk about it in simple terms. This video is sponsored by Standard Motor Products.

Best Practices for Turbo Services (VIDEO)

Turbo performance can only be impaired by mechanical damage or debris. Sponsored by Standard Motor Products.

Boosted Diesels: Inside Turbo Systems and Nitrous Combos

There’s nothing more satisfying than a good turbo system.

Verifying Boost Pressure Diagnostics

An easy way to discover if an engine controls the boost pressure is the desired & actual data PIDs for boost on a scan tool.

Duramax 6.6L Turbocharger Replacement (VIDEO)

No matter the symptoms or parts, the root cause of the failure must be diagnosed and resolved. Sponsored by Cardone.

Audi/VW 2.0L FSI and TFSI Maintenance

The Audi and VW 2.0L TFSI, TSI and FSI engines have been around for almost 15 years. In that time, Audi/VW have made endless revisions and updates to the hardware and software.

Diesel Turbocharging Basics

There’s a reason diesels typically utilize compound turbo setups instead of twin turbochargers.

VIDEO: Turbo Copper Nuts Should Never Be Reused

Copper nuts that hold turbochargers should never be reused. This video is sponsored by Elring.

VIDEO: Turbocharger Replacement Requirements

A turbocharger is durable, but if it fails debris can damage the engine. This video is sponsored by Elring.

VIDEO: Turbocharged Engines And PCV Systems

More air in the engine means more power at the crankshaft. This video is sponsored by Elring.

Engine Build: Turbocharged 3.0L Toyota 2JZ

This turbocharged 3.0L Toyota 2JZ engine is for Formula Drift Pro2 driver Mike Power.