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Paccar Turbo

Discussion in 'Trucks' started by Old Doug, Sep 19, 2020.

  1. Old Doug

    Old Doug Senior Member

    Oct 16, 2013
    What would make a turbo leak oil its on a px8? Its a new one but it looks to be leaking from the intake side it drips out onto the frame rail maybe 2 spoon fulls in a days time less that 200miles but a lot of idealing time. There dosent seem to be any oil in the outlet side of it. There wasnt any codes on crankcase presser.
  2. big ben

    big ben Senior Member

    Aug 23, 2010
    Vancouver Island
    That can happen with light loads/excessive idle. The boost actually helps the oil seals seal and when little to no boost they leak on certain turbos. Not a sign of a bad or failing turbo but overtime can shorten the turbos life. Drive it hard to burn the oil out of the intake, seat the seals and limit idling as much as possible.