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For a few weeks now, when you accelerate there’s like a siren type of noise until the turbo whines and the whine sounds like a drill. Took it to a mechanic and they couldn’t figure out anything as there’s no check engine light and very minor if any performance issues. When you floor the pedal, there’s a slight hesitation then full power, and higher gas consumption
 

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Check watergate and actuator. Also check for leaks in air hoses to and from turbo to intercooler and etc. hope not the turbo, do you use synthetic oil?
 

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Check watergate and actuator. Also check for leaks in air hoses to and from turbo to intercooler and etc. hope not the turbo, do you use synthetic oil?
Went to a dealership and they said there’s oil in the turbo. They’re talking about around $2600 to replace. Was going to see other options first
 

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Buy a used Saab oem turbo for $200 and bolt it on. Make sure and clean the oil feed line and prime with oil. Use synthetic oil. Rebuilt stock turbo is about $600. Cheep turbos new on Amazon and etc are around $200 but are junk.
 

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I got a turbo and was trying to find a tutorial. Any suggestions? I’ve only found a few videos
 

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I got a turbo and was trying to find a tutorial. Any suggestions? I’ve only found a few videos

Type 'saab online wis' into a search engine, you should find the step-by-step instructions and pictures.
 
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