AFTER REPAIRCarry out a road test followed by a complete check with the diagnostic tool.
Fault finding – Fault Finding Chart13B
ALP8 Oil leaks from the turbocharger
NOTESBefore analysing this customer complaint, check that there are no faults, and the
conformity (or otherwise) of the parameters and statuses, using the diagnostic
If the customer complaint is not eliminated, perform the following checks.
Check the area around the turbocharger
An oil leak does not correspond always to a fault of the turbocharger, the oil leak can arise from the area around
Depending on the vehicle type, the best visual access will be either from above or from below.
1. Do not start the engine.
Check the area around the turbocharger and identify the origin of the leaks.
Clean the oil traces on the turbocharger.
2. start the engine and let it warm up for several minutes.
If the air filter was previously removed, refit it before starting the engine (risk of aspirating foreign bodies into the
air inlet circuit).
Accelerate with no load several times, progressively increasing the duration before releasing the accelerator pedal.
Visually inspect the exterior condition of the fuel supply pipes and the turbocharger oil return and the area around it.
Identify the origin of the leaks.
Is an oil leak present at the air compressor inlet or outlet?
Program No.: 91
Vdiag No.: 44, 4C, 48,
50, 54, 58