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How much is it to fix a turbo on a car?

I bought a used car a few months ago that has been modified with a turbo and some additional parts. It’s a blast to drive, but the turbo hasn’t been working correctly. How much does it typically cost to fix a car’s turbo?

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Jack Walsh · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
I’m happy you enjoy driving your new-to-you vehicle. In general, you should expect to spend a few hundred dollars to fix the turbo.
If the turbo isn’t repairable, a replacement will likely cost $1,000 to $2,000, but some owners have reported prices as low as $500 while others report prices were closer to $4000.
That said, the price to fix the turbo on a car can significantly vary based on:
  • How severe the damage is
  • The make and model of your vehicle
  • The type of turbo installed
To determine how much the repair will cost, you’ll want to visit a few different shops that specialize in modifications for quotes. Doing so will give you the best idea of how much it’ll cost to fix the turbo on your car.
If you want to make the repair cost more manageable and ensure you’re not overpaying for your
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