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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Can a head gasket change cause damage to a turbo on a Hyundai

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Can a head gasket change cause damage to a turbo on a Hyundai sante fe 2012 plate. Gasket was changed and left the forecourt with a turbo problem. Turbo was also replace under warranty in 2014
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
hello if the turbo oil feed has somehow been blocked or the turbine / exhaust manifold has had some foreign objects left inside then the turbo will rapidly fail so yes its quite possible a botched head gasket change can create a turbo problem