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How Do Turbochargers Work?

How Do Turbochargers Work?

Have you ever noticed the letter "T" in some vehicle models or trims? Well, if you have, you have probably wondered what it means. The simple answer is turbo, meaning that the engine has a turbocharger (turbos). And if you want to know about the complex answer, continue reading because we will take a closer look at what turbochargers are, where they are located, and how they affect the engine. What Are Turbochargers Turbochargers are a component usually located in the engine bay that is directly connected to the exhaust system. They have two main components: an intake side and an exhaust side. Inside, there are two fins that are used to collect air. It also has a lot of bearings, so there is no friction between the moving parts. You can easily spot it because it resembles a snail or seashell. How Do They Work Now that you know about where it is located and its important parts, let's get into how it works. When your engine works, it pr ... read more

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