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Gm really made a money printer for repair shops with their 1.4t. Doing oil filter housing/cooler gaskets along with a water pump on a 2014 encore and of course the turbo housing is cracked.
 

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Garrett 1446 if I'm not mistaken. That Exhaust housing crack shouldn't cause too big of an issue unless it's got an under boost code or the thrust bearings on the turbo shit and it's fogging it with oil. It'll just spool a little slower according to my adventures in the Cruze world
 

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Gm really made a money printer for repair shops with their 1.4t. Doing oil filter housing/cooler gaskets along with a water pump on a 2014 encore and of course the turbo housing is cracked.
Anyone make an improved housing? I'm popping my cat off eventually, I'd love more boost response if mine's cracked but I don't remember it being great even from the factory.
 

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Garrett 1446 if I'm not mistaken. That Exhaust housing crack shouldn't cause too big of an issue unless it's got an under boost code or the thrust bearings on the turbo shit and it's fogging it with oil. It'll just spool a little slower according to my adventures in the Cruze world

Gotta tell the customer and let them decide. It wasn’t throwing underboost yet but with 120k miles it’s only a matter of time

Anyone make an improved housing? I'm popping my cat off eventually, I'd love more boost response if mine's cracked but I don't remember it being great even from the factory.

No clue honestly. We use whatever GM remanned unit. These don’t ever last long enough to go through a second turbo :rofl:
 

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Gotta tell the customer and let them decide. It wasn’t throwing underboost yet but with 120k miles it’s only a matter of time



No clue honestly. We use whatever GM remanned unit. These don’t ever last long enough to go through a second turbo :rofl:
Don't say that shit. Mine's at 177K still original turbo.

I think the catalyst code may be the flex coupler between the first and second cat being trashed.
 

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I don't think it's that I think it's the mid pipe flex coupler. Question is do I find a muffler shop to replace the flex joint or buy a new mid pipe. The ZZP one is the same price as getting an OEM one from Rockauto. :rofl:
Get the zzp one if your gonna buy the whole thing. I'd booger weld it up myself with a parts store flex section if possible but I'm a cheap bastard
 
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