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Turbo's out

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Old 07-26-2013, 10:50 AM
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Default Turbo's out

My 2002 A6 with 131k was smoking badly and losing oil like crazy. I was afraid to drive it so I had it towed to the dealership. After checking the car out they told me both turbo's were out and it would cost $6000 to replace them. I've looked at turbo's on the internet and oem's are $2000 for the pair.

Is this a common problem and does the repair cost seem high?
 
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:21 AM
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I have a 2007 a4 turbo (80K on the car)and have had the turbo replaced twice by the dealer ship
got it back and when I go up hills it looses power shakes & black smoke comes out the back ,
it would have cost me 4800.00 but the warrany was still in effect for one more week
It time to get rid of the AUDI
 
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:46 PM
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That's perfectly fair. The engine has to be removed to replace the turbos. Figure the labor for that, plus the price of the turbos, lines, gaskets, and whatever else, and 6 grand adds up fast.
 

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