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Dereky 04-30-2013 06:07 PM

Blow out
So i have smoke rolling out in every direction under the hood , found it to be from a hose going from the motor to who knows where. It goes right between the exaust & the motor. What is that rubber oil line for

lingling1337 04-30-2013 06:31 PM

You're going to have be much more specific in every way.

bomberlegacy 04-30-2013 06:37 PM


Dereky 04-30-2013 06:38 PM

Theirs a hose from the bottom of the motor that starts out metal then goes to rubber with a clamp. Up towards the turbo, it blew out and is spitting oil everywhere. What is the least amount of things I have to remove to get to it. It's buried pretty good by the motor, turbo, exaust, and everything else. Thanks for any help

lingling1337 04-30-2013 06:44 PM

Sounds like your oil return line... yes that will be a PITA to get back on especially if you replace the clamp with something better (worm gear or the like) like you should. No way you'll do it with everything put together so I would take off the up pipe and see if you can get to it that way.

On the other hand... maybe just take it to a shop.

Dereky 04-30-2013 07:59 PM

Ok, thanks was seeing the same thing just wondering if their was a better way to get to it other then rippin deep into

Dereky 04-30-2013 10:20 PM

So I took it all apart & it is the return line that blew, but the bad news is the turbo fell apart when it ran out of oil. So new turbo too

Gex 04-30-2013 10:34 PM

Probably a new motor if the turbo blew apart and spewed chunks of fun in your oil system. Check the pan.

Dereky 04-30-2013 10:38 PM

What really, when a turbo goes it smokes the motor too

Gex 04-30-2013 10:49 PM

It most certainly can if it blew apart. Check the pan for metal might just need to flush the system.

Keep in mind we know nothing about your car or what state it is in. All we have are a few poorly stated questions and that your turbo blew up when the oil return line failed .

Dereky 04-30-2013 10:51 PM

Well the impeller is 95 % their and mangled, but totally snapped in half. So flush the system u mean change oil & filter. And cross my fingers

Dereky 04-30-2013 10:59 PM

About the car it's a 05 legacy gt. 102 k only had it for three months. Started to smell oil after driving a long distance a month ago, but couldn't see anything anywhere & no oil on the garage floor. And then last Friday my friend borrowed it and drove it back with smoke boiling out from the hood & out the pipe. Found a rubber line that blew apart so that was prob the oil leak I've been smelling for a couple weeks that gave out. But now the turbo blew up cuz that line gave out I guess

Gex 04-30-2013 11:22 PM

This forum needs a "So my turbo blew up where to start now sticky".

Is the car stock? You smelt burning oil for "weeks" and did nothing? Flushing the system implies putting pressure through it. Best leave that to a specialist. Do a compression check. If the line failed ,was it recently replaced? Have you checked the banjo filter in the line? It probably clogged. Do you still have the cat in the uppipe? An 05 at 102k that has been beat on and run low on oil will probably be shit.

So many questions that need answers to ediagnose a failed motor.

Dereky 05-01-2013 07:43 AM

So it's my only car & have a loan on it, so should I get a new turbo , change the banjo filter,replace the return line and then flush the system

Max Capacity 05-01-2013 08:06 AM

Your new here so we'll try and be easy on you.

You should get a catless up pipe, down pipe of choice, (I have an Invidia up/dp).

I went with a vf52 turbo which is the newer turbo Subaru uses.

You'll need to get the car tuned before you drive it hard, you can start the engine with the vf52, just keep it out any higher boost.

You'll need to make sure the oil system is clean, no metal. Have the oil pan pulled and oil cooler and inspected.

Remove the filter in the banjo bolt on the back of the passenger side head. Leave it out.

Make a list of the things we're telling you to do. check off the things as they get done.

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