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How to maintain a turbocharged car

In recent years, with the advent of the era of high oil prices and the increasing emphasis on environmental protection, the energy-saving transformation of traditional internal combustion engines by automobile companies has become the mainstream. One of the core technologies is turbocharging technology, that is, with “T “Models. However, although turbocharging technology is more advanced than traditional naturally aspirated models, it is also famous for its delicateness. Today, we will introduce you some tips for maintenance of turbocharged vehicles.

During the operation of the turbocharged engine, because the exhaust gas that drives the turbine is discharged from the engine cylinder, its temperature is as high as about 600°C, and the temperature can reach about 1000°C under high load. Therefore, turbocharged technology models have particularly high requirements for oil consumption and lubricity. It is recommended that you shorten the maintenance interval of 7500 kilometers specified by the manufacturer to 5000 kilometers, and use the original engine oil as much as possible.

If you feel that your car is in good condition and do not want to maintain it too early, you should also check the oil regularly. Take a week as a cycle, take out the oil gauge in the oil tank regularly every week. The vernier gauge is mainly divided into three areas, with MIN and MAX scales. The cross line area between the MIN and MAX scales is the addable area. The area below the MIN scale is a mandatory area, and the area above MAX is a non-additional area.

Slow start, slow acceleration

Although turbocharged vehicles do not have to deliberately warm up for a few minutes with technological upgrades, when various parts are not fully lubricated with oil, high-speed operation will still cause some parts to wear out or even malfunction. Therefore, after the turbocharged engine models are started, do not step on the accelerator too quickly. Run at idle speed for 3~5 minutes first, so that the oil pump has enough time to deliver the oil to all parts of the turbocharger. The standby oil temperature slowly rises. After that, the turbocharger will be fully lubricated, and then the speed will be like a fish in the water.

Add 97# gasoline

Taking a cash TSI engine as an example, the vehicle’s user manual suggests that 93# or 95# gasoline can be added. However, considering the uneven quality of various types of gasoline in the current gasoline market, the purity of gasoline is relatively low and there are more impurities. Therefore, it is recommended that owners of turbocharged technology vehicles use 97# gasoline when adding gasoline, and they can also add some fuel additives when refueling. Generally, three tanks of oil are added once. The use of high-grade gasoline has less impurities and burns more fully, which can increase power and appropriately reduce fuel consumption and carbon deposits. Fuel additives can increase the lubricity of gasoline and reduce the retention of impurities in the transmission pipeline and parts.

It is especially worth noting that after adding high-grade gasoline, do not add low-grade gasoline, and change from low-grade gasoline to high-grade gasoline. After driving more than 2000 kilometers, the vehicle’s fuel consumption will decrease, and the power and acceleration will be affected. Significantly improved.


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