HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR TURBOCHARGER
To identify your turbocharger, you must know the original part number of the turbocharger manufacturer. It is usually engraved on a plate or simply knocked out on the compressor housing.
It is also possible to search for the original manufacturer's number (OEM, OE) of the vehicle in the catalog.
Part Number. This is the original turbocharger number, the number that is provided directly by the turbocharger manufacturer (Garrett, BorgWarner, IHI, Mitsubishi and so on).
OEM or shortly OE (original equipment manufacturer). This is the vehicle manufacturer number (Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Ford, Toyota, Volvo, VW, and so on).
Both numbers are usually, but not always, present on the turbocharger. In our catalog both numbers are stored, but high priority is given to the turbo manufacturer number (Part Number). We recommend that you search for a suitable turbocharger for this particular number.
STEP ONE: Clean the plate or casing. It is very difficult to see the number, so the area needs to be washed or cleaned with a cleaner.
STEP TWO: Determine the original turbocharger number. Each brand of the turbocharger has its own number. Here are a few examples (select the manufacturer of your turbocharger).