Ford’s 6.0 Powerstroke turbo featured a variable geometry design. However, even with its increased efficiency and reduced spool times, this turbocharger is prone to issues. +Read more
As soot can build up inside, the VGT’s vanes can become clogged and stick in the open position, resulting in increased spool times. While the turbo can be cleaned if this happens, it may need to be replaced. The 6.0 Powerstroke stock turbo also had an inadequate oil drain tube, which lead to oil coking inside the turbo and possible turbocharger failure. Beginning in 2006, the oil drain tube was redesigned to help remedy this problem.
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