95 eclipse gst turbo is extremly hot temp gauge is normal driving short distance is fine long distance lose of power

Asked by Apr 30, 2014 at 07:31 AM about the 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

radiators new,not over heating, intercooled,pressure checked ok, not losing antifreeze
turbo is extremly hot on long rides like 20 min.or so oil thins down and is just real hot

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"extremely hot" is not an accurate measurement- have a good mechanic get a temp reading on that turbo to find out if it within specified operating temperatures- it may just be worn out-

642 F AT TURBO WHATS NORMAL OPERATING TEMP WHAT WOULD BE WORN WASTE GATE NOT OPENING?

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