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I took my car for service and my turbo got after few minute

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I took my car for service and my turbo got blown after few minute drive from the garage. What could be the cause
JA: What year is your Turbo?
Customer: My car's reg is 2008
JA: Are you fixing your Turbo yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I called the garage and they advised to return the car back. Getting there they realised that it was the turbo that is broken. My question is could it be the fault of the mechanic? I as my car drove perfectly well before going in for service
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I want to be sure if the caused my turbo damaged as my car was perfectly well drive with low engine sound
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: There wasn't any snook anytime I star the car Mileage is 124 and automatic

Morning my name is ***** ***** odd how did the Turbo fail did it just loose power or started revving up on its own or started smoking from the exhaust.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Morning, after taken the car from the mechanic shop, about I. 2ml I saw lots of smoke coming from behind

What is the reg number so I can get the vehicle details.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I can't connect

The payment failed but we can carry on via text can I have the reg number.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Mk08sz
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Mk08 szf

Give me a min.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
The payment have been taken from my account with confirmations via email

Espace 3.0 is that correct.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.

Did any low oil level warning lights come on.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
No there wasn't. The only light that was appearing on the dashboard was parking light

Was it just the smoke did it loose any power.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Just the smoke but it was driving fine

Turbo seals have failed then.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
what was the cause of the failure
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Because the car was perfectly fine before they had it serviced

They can fail at any point been honest with you I would say it is more of a coincidence to be honest.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
But I learnt turbo are meant for the life time of a car and it broken chance is 1% so why could my car's be turbo should blown after few minutes driving after service
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Could it be a foreign object, or wrong filter or.... Please in fact am confuse and disturbe

Turbo's are not built for a full life time of an engine that is un true.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I don't know how it going to cost me to fix it
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Now I don't know how it's going to cost me to fix it

It will not be cheap but try to ask for some good will. Who did the service.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
One Top Gears mechanic shop in Wythenshawe manchester at Longley Lane

Let me see if i can get a rough price on the Turbo.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok

Around £375 for a turbo.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Wow, thanks for that is too expensive.
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Huuummm
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
what do you suggest I should do

Like i said ask for some good will.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
OK will do
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Because I was thinking of trading in for a different one.

It will have the value of a non runner.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Oh ok so what's your advise. Do you suggest that repair than to trade in

What do you think the car value is as a runner.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Not sure really but I bought it from someone worth £1600

How long have you owned it.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Less than a month

Trade or private sale.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Private

Then that is down to you then I am afraid from a legal point of view.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
That's fine thanks for yor help

No problem if you need me just get back to me on this channel regards Gavin.

Gavin Perry and other Car Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 2 day ago.
Hi

Hello do you need me ?

Customer: replied 2 day ago.
They couldn't reaped the new turbo and brand new from the dealer cost £1700.
Customer: replied 2 day ago.
Is there a chance or link that you can direct me for used one's please
Customer: replied 2 day ago.
Like scrap yard or any second hand auto parts shop

What is your contact number or give me a call on 07922 393369.

Customer: replied 2 day ago.

Just give me a few mins and I will give you a call.

Customer: replied 2 day ago.
Ok

Thank you.