What is a turbocharger?

A turbocharger is a device that uses a turbine to drive a compressor to increase the pressure of the air or air/fuel mixture in an engine. To improve performance, a new turbocharger and intercooler were installed. The turbocharger's job is to compress more air flowing into the engine's cylinder. When air is compressed, the oxygen molecules become more closely packed together. With more air, more fuel can be added to the same size naturally aspirated engine.

How does a turbocharger work in a car?

A turbo consists of two halves connected by a shaft. On one side, hot exhaust gases spin the turbine, which is linked to another turbine that sucks in and compresses air into the engine. In essence, a turbocharger is connected to an engine to increase its power. This enables smaller engines to produce more horsepower and torque than they would otherwise. Turbochargers use the hot, expelled air from the engine to spin the compressor wheel and draw in outside air. This lowers the amount of waste generated.

Do turbo cars require more maintenance?

A turbocharger is essentially an accessory that forces more air into the combustion chamber. As a result, the car produces more power while maintaining fuel economy. In terms of maintenance, unlike some car owners' fears, a turbo car requires the same care as a regular car. A turbocharger complicates the engine, increasing the possibility of something going wrong. Turbocharged vehicles are more susceptible to poor maintenance. A turbocharger, on the other hand, adds power only when needed, allowing for a smaller, more fuel-efficient engine.

6 Ways to Protect Your Turbo Engine:

  1. Regular Oil Maintenance
  2. Warm up The Engine
  3. Don't Overstep the Limits of The Turbo when You Cruise
  4. Use Your Gears To Overtake
  5. Let The Engine Cool After Driving
  6. Don't Blip The Throttle Before Turning The Engine Off

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