The best repair – quality over cost

Whether you repair or replace a customer’s faulty turbo charger, it’s vital you opt for quality over cost.

The automotive turbocharger market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10.5% over the next five years, which means it is now predicted to reach USD 18.4 billion by 2025 from USD 11.1 billion in 2020, according to a market report published by MarketsandMarkets.

Melett turbos with Melett boxes
Melett turbos with Melett boxes

As the drive towards greater engine efficiency results in more and more vehicles employing turbochargers, garages are increasingly faced with addressing these complex components.

Melett, an aftermarket brand for precision engineered turbochargers and parts, is encouraging independent garages to choose their turbo repair partners carefully as they look to meet increased demand.

Read more on page 49 of the September 2021 edition of Professional Motor Mechanic: September 2021 – Professional Motor Mechanic (pmmonline.co.uk)

[Source – Professional Motor Mechanic, September 2021 –  September 2021 – Professional Motor Mechanic (pmmonline.co.uk)]

Turbo reman continues to face many challenges

Turbocharger reman continues to face many challenges – but it is up to the market to take advantage of any opportunities and maintain quality standards, says Darren Johnson, Sales Manager of Melett.

The decline of diesel engines across Europe remains a concern. According to industry data expert GiPA, with the fuel type widely demonised, several countries saw diesel’s share of total registrations drop by 20% or more between 2014 and 2018.

But there are still millions of diesel cars between one and five years of age with their ‘prime’ workshop years ahead of them. With nearly half of the diesel parc falling into this category, GiPA fully expects the importance of diesel to the aftermarket to increase in the coming years, as more and more of these younger bracket vehicles age.

This, coupled with the growth in gasoline turbos does mean that, at the point of entry, turbos have a bright future.

 

Read more – https://www.rematec.com/news-articles/ensuring-viability/

 

[Source – Rematec News, October 2019 –  https://www.rematec.com/news-articles/ensuring-viability/]

 

Did You Know?

Our Shaft & Wheel and Compressor Wheel searches allow you to explore the parts we have available using component dimensions.

Where can I find this search…?

Click Advanced Searches on the parts search page

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By simply entering your chosen dimension/s into the fields provided, the results will show you the components we have available.

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Why do turbo’s fail? Overheating

What is overheating?

Overheating is a term used to describe components that have been subjected to abnormally high exhaust temperature or insufficient cooling.

Causes of overheating:

  • Hot shut down
  • DPF issues, such as regeneration, resulting in increased exhaust gas pressure and temperatures which leads to overheating of the turbine side of the turbocharger
  • Remapping, chipping or over-fueling

Find out more about Overheating…

To find out what causes overheating, the signs of oveheating and how to prevent overheating. Check out of latest out our latest Common Turbo Failure documents here – Read More

 

For further common turbo failure topics, check out our other helps guides

Common turbo failure modes create much discussion between our customers and technical department. To help identify common failures in warranty situations and to provide advice on how to prevent future failures occurring, we have created a series of help guides:

Overspeeding

Foreign Object Damage

Oil Leaks

Oil Contamination

Insufficient Lubrication

REA / SREA

 

For further information on this or other topics, visit www.melett.com/technical or contact our Technical team via [email protected]

 

What are Turbo Oil Leaks?

Oil leaks can cause catastrophic damage to the bearing systems and occur within seconds of the turbocharger commencing operation.

Oil  leaks  can  be  caused  by  a  variety  of   factors,   the   main   factor   being   incorrect   pressure within the compressor and turbine housings.

When a turbocharger is installed correctly, it should NOT leak oil, however, there can be cases where oil leaks occur.

Find out more…

To find out more about the main causes and signs of oil leaks, as well as, information about how to prevent future oil leaks – check out this article!! – Read more…

 

For further common turbo failure topics, check out our other helps guides

Common turbo failure modes create much discussion between our customers and technical department. To help identify common failures in warranty situations and to provide advice on how to prevent future failures occurring, we have created a series of help guides:

Overspeeding

Foreign Object Damage

Oil Leaks

Oil Contamination

Insufficient Lubrication

REA / SREA

 

For further information on this or other topics, visit www.melett.com/technical or contact our Technical team via [email protected]