Mazda turbo disconnected

Asked by Jul 12, 2018 at 04:17 AM about the 1998 Mazda MPV

Question type: General

I have a Mazda mpv 1998 model with a
problem of turbo system and I ask my
mechanic to disconnect the turbo, only
realize that after two days it was pumping
oil into the exhaust with white smoke. Am
confused when the mechanic check again
and said the one of the rings breaks.
Could this be the result of stopping the
turbo

1 Answer

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Was the turbo completely removed and the oiling system terminated or rerouted back into the engine? Oil blowing out the exhaust is a bad sign and it can be piston rings, pistons, cracked block and even a busted cylinder head. Was it blowing white smoke before? With all that oil it should be running very poorly.

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