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Creative 01-22-2013 01:37 AM

1200 miles Turbo burnt out
 
So while cruising home from Vermont I noticed a weird metal burning smell and had pulled over to check oil and fluids. everything was normal,continued driving and once I got back into nj I noticed it had gotten worse, took it to dealer today by my mothers house and turns out the turbo is shot. Im kinda confused cause i really dont boost the car at all and I babby it to get decent millage and I run 93octane only. I hope this was just a factory fluke ad not something to be a normal occurrence on these cars.

LouBomb 01-22-2013 01:45 AM

Oh wow

HilloNative 01-22-2013 01:54 AM

Sorry to hear that man. Is this your st?

Creative 01-22-2013 08:06 AM

Yeah its my st and I'm hopping they have it ready by end of week to go bomb around town again

Deftmetal 01-22-2013 08:11 AM

That really sucks. Good thing they are looking after it

Macky21 01-22-2013 05:33 PM

Sorry to hear about the car!

This is the first I've heard of mechanical issues and you may have just caught some bad luck. Hopefully it all works out for you in the end!

bigdesignmachine 01-22-2013 06:43 PM

Balls Sorry to hear!

Creative 01-23-2013 09:08 PM

good news and bad news. and a stroy with a moral. Being a PITA is a good thing.

the bad:
3weeks for new trubo to arrive

the good:
the dealer ship has decided to give me a new ford racing gear setup. they said I will be receiving a hat and racing jacket along with a new keychain. lol. they are giving me all this wonderful stuff because im and such a good customer (bribery). LMAO. they also changed the oil on my se for free to today.

LouBomb 01-23-2013 09:11 PM

Lol @ bribery

shineboy 01-23-2013 10:06 PM

Sux, sorry to hear. First turbo issue I have heard of, like others.... hope it was just a fluke.

At least they gave you some freebies


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