Vibration and Extraneous Noises in Turbochargers
Possible Turbocharger-Related Causes
- Rotor imbalance due to heavy dirt deposits.
- Rotor parts damaged.
- Bearing defect.
- Rotor rubbed.
- Distorted shaft.
- Incorrect installation of Turbocharger.
Damage Limitation Procedures
- Make sure there no abnormal operations like rubbing, touching or severe vibration.
- Check for deposits in lube oil chamber.
Service and Spares Information
- Clean and dynamic balancing.
- Replace accordingly. Dynamic balancing is necessary. Some of rotor parts such as inducer, impeller, blades or damping wires etc. may be required.
- Replace with a reconditioned or new bearing. Bearings are replaced when their time life is due.
- Fix accordingly. Rotor parts might be needed. Dynamic balancing is required.
- Replace the shaft. Dynamic balancing is needed. In many cases a damaged shaft can be machined and hot metal sprayed to restore it to manufacturers original size.
- Please fill out engine matching form to enable us to check engine/ turbocharger match. There is no charge for this service.
For further analysis of your problem please ring +44 23 8086 1000 for the Turbo Service International 24-hour Breakdown Emergency Control Centre