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Old 01-22-2013, 01:37 AM   #1
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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.


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Old 01-22-2013, 01:45 AM   #2
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:54 AM   #3
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Sorry to hear that man. Is this your st?
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:06 AM   #4
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Yeah its my st and I'm hopping they have it ready by end of week to go bomb around town again
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That really sucks. Good thing they are looking after it
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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!
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:08 PM   #8
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good news and bad news. and a stroy with a moral. Being a PITA is a good thing.

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3weeks for new trubo to arrive

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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.
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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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