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what causes turbo whistle

hi i was wondering if anyone could help me out and answer this question what exactly causes the turbo to ''whistle'' is it the compressor wheel or the turbine or something else the answer had alway eluded me thank you so much for your time and for answering this question
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It could be everything in the turbo as a whole. Take few minutes or however long to determine this by ear, either by the naked ear or use a stethoscope if you want to get real close. Check at idle with the stethoscope if there is any minute levels of whistle. Pretty interesting question though.

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