WORK Turbochargers

WORK Turbochargers Knowledge Base

Our Knowledge base here at WORK Turbochargers is a continual work in progress. If there is something that you would like to see added to the information provided or there is something you feel is needing further clarification, please contact us with your ideas, suggestions, or questions. WORK Turbochargers is here to help you!


We have separated this area into sections in the interest of easier navigation, some of the areas are quite lengthy. If you own a turbo or are interested in adding one to your car, it is in your best interest to gain some knowledge on how they work - this can only add to your experience, satisfaction, and also provide strong insight into the importance of proper maintenance.

  • Turbochargers 101 - Provides an overview of Turbochargers, Wastegates, ByPass Valves, Intercoolers, along with a detailed breakdown of all the components of a turbo system and the terms that are used
  • Turbocharger Maintenance 101- great information about maintaining your turbocharger and turbocharged car.  Covers the basics of oil changes, service and how to avoid problems!
  • Turbocharger Installation 101 - Information about wastegates, bypass valves, general installation, along with in-depth information about your turbo oil system * a must-read for the serious enthusiast! *
  • Turbo Failure 101 - In-depth information about Turbo failure, causes of failure, and turbo rebuilding

For general information about WORK Turbochargers policies, guidelines, warranty, shipping, and order information, please see our WORK Turbocharger FAQ

If you have any suggestions for this FAQ or questions that require more information please contact us!