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2012 Hilux SR5 diesel turbo failure at 130k?


Neesh

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Hi All,

I've just had the 130k service done on my Hilux by Toyota and to have them tell me the turbo has to be replaced, at a cost to me of $3k. It was making a whistling/siren sound corresponding to the engine revs  so I suspected it was a turbo problem but didn't expect that it need replacing this early in the cars life. I bought my Hilux brand new and have serviced with Toyota dealers for every service, even outside of warranty. I'd expect a turbo to last more than just over 4 years and 130k on a Toyota. I'm keen to know if anyone else has had a similar issue with there Hilux turbo failures, whether within or just outside of the warranty period and what was the outcome? Thanks

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Thanks for the response and info guys. I'll look into why this turbo has failed when it's being removed and replaced. Good news is that Toyota Australia is standing by their product and supplying a replacement. 

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