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New BB turbo leak.

I just recently bought a Garrett BB Turbo. After driving the truck to work approx. 13 ml. I noticed that there is a leak coming from a plug that is on top of the turbo between the two mounting bolts, it has blue paint on it.

I was wondering if anyone knows what I should do to seal it and what torque specs it is.
O ya and is this plug for a psi gauge port.

Thanks guys. Sean

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I just recently bought a Garrett BB Turbo. After driving the truck to work approx. 13 ml. I noticed that there is a leak coming from a plug that is on top of the turbo between the two mounting bolts, it has blue paint on it.

I was wondering if anyone knows what I should do to seal it and what torque specs it is.
O ya and is this plug for a psi gauge port.

Thanks guys. Sean
that plug is famous for leaking...remove it and apply teflon tape and install it tight. I knew about this before i installed my BB turbo and glad i did because it seriously lacks sealant.

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Hammer is right on here...that plug is known for leaking!

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Great. Thanks allot guys. It should be really easy to do know that the turbo is on the bench. Had to remove it because the I thought the O-rings where leaking also, but they looked pristine. It was allot easier removing it the second time.

Thanks again guys Sean.:Thumbup:

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Well I installed the turbo for the second time and the pedestal is leaking again. This time I was very careful when setting the turbo on, and yes I used new O-rings. Can any one tell me what I need to do to get this to stop leaking. The old turbo didn't leak and and the new ones is free of any dings.

Thanks for any input. Sean

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Issues: Rear main seal at 1'700 mls. EGR valve, EGR cooler and Oil cooler @ about 43k, Stock Head Gaskets @55k, Black Onyx HG's @72k.
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I noticed your in Oregon there is a get together up in bend 20-21 may with beer and beef if you are interested.Check the events section

As for the leak did you replace both sets of orings pedastal and turbo?

That top plug leaked on my BB also just some pipe thread sealant and was good to go.
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I just replaced the two O-rings on the top of the pedestal (between the turbo and the pedestal). The pedestal was never taken out.
I did notice the plug on the top of the turbo was leaking the first time I installed, but that isn't leaking now. I just used some Teflon tape to stop the leak.

I've been talking with CSIPSD about the get together. I would like to go if I can get out of training for work.

Thanks kainers

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Issues: Rear main seal at 1'700 mls. EGR valve, EGR cooler and Oil cooler @ about 43k, Stock Head Gaskets @55k, Black Onyx HG's @72k.
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Look For a crack in the pedistal or the turbo. other then that check to make sure both surfaces are flat, clean anf free from any deep sctraches.
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I did all of that. I think that on Friday I'll try to take it out and try it again. Do you think I should leave the O-rings dry. Time I used a touch of motor oil (new). Or should I try Vaseline. I tried to be extremely careful last time.

2006 XLT 6.0, 72,000 miles. First owner. Build date 10/05, CC,LB,3.73LS,SRW,ISSPRO Pyro-Boost-Trans on the APillar,ARP Studs,Stock HG's,ELITE SCT Tadd's Tunes,Sinister SCT,Innovative tunes,EGR delete,4" turbo back dual exhst, zoodad, ccv mod, Coolant bypass filter, Cage leveling kit,upfitter high idle, running Amsoil 3000 with Archoil, 6.4 banjo's, Blue spring, 03 Turbo w/ 03 pedestal.
Issues: Rear main seal at 1'700 mls. EGR valve, EGR cooler and Oil cooler @ about 43k, Stock Head Gaskets @55k, Black Onyx HG's @72k.
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I did all of that. I think that on Friday I'll try to take it out and try it again. Do you think I should leave the O-rings dry. Time I used a touch of motor oil (new). Or should I try Vaseline. I tried to be extremely careful last time.
i use vaseline to hold those O-rings in place. Are you using the new Yellow O-rings or the old style black ones?

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