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John S
19-07-2010, 09:30 PM
Anbody reccomend a specialist for turbo repair or replacement in Greater Manchester area?:beerchug:
and any idea of cost if you have been unfortunate enough to need this!

Cheers

John

Update

Well tried VW for a quote on Turbo replacement, including VAT a few quid under 1600, tried an independant VW specialist I have used before the quote....1300 inc VAT. So thought I'd try getting a quote for buying a turbo, from Tait Euroturbo's in Oldham 595 + VAT inc all gaskets etc... for an OEM replacement turbo. So both quoted me as a 5hr job to complete, by my reckoning that means VW are charging 180/hr and the independant 120/hr !! I'm definitely in the wrong job!!

Now looking for a garage with reasonable rates to fit a turbo!!

Any assist would be appreciated.

Cheers

John


Update 2

Well new turbo fitted and timing belt / oil change service at same time, car running smooth and quiet (Well as quiet as a TDI can be!) no police siren sounds, which last week had inceased in volume to a worrying level so thought it was time to cough the cash before ending up with major engine damage if the turbo let go completely. A little worrying in a car with 65k on the clock at 4 years old. But to be fair with total cost of ownership over 4 years has been pretty good.....apart from the Throttle body failure & turbo failure this year!!!

Looks like I'll be keeping the Jetta for at least another year to get value for money out of the thick end of 1300 (and close to 500 for throttle body failure) .....never owned a car for 4 years before!

I think she owes me a bill free 12 months pleeeeaasssseeeeee!!

Cheers