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    turbo problems

    I have a msx 150 it has only 28hrs on it and has been through 3 turbos right know it is acting up again and will not go over 40mph. the dealer says it will be another turbo. I was wondering if it might be something else because i dont see this many turbos going out so soon also it is ran mostly in salt walter thanks again

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    Where are you located?

    You might want to start by calling Randy at Watcon.

    Has the shop explained exactly what is wrong with the turbo?

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    so i was wondering are the turbos not good in salt water what I cant fiqure out is you put a brand new one on and in 5 to ten hrs it stops I was wondering if it might be the waste gate I here read alot about them could the salt water be jamming it up

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    I can answer this one, If you do not get all of the foregin debris from the intake and exhaust tracks. You are asking for a nightmare. It would be similar to flying a jet plane, Inducing a bird.. damn birds.. Fixing the engine and not getting the leftovers out of the intake.. Make sense?

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