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2.0 Ecoboost Turbo Oil Leak

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My 2015 Escape started leaking oil pretty badly over the past few months. I brought it into a local shop who said the leak is coming from the turbo that needs to be replaced. Does this sound right? Does an oil leak from the turbo require a complete turbo replacement? The vehicle has 99k miles so I'm wondering if the labor is such that replacing gaskets/etc lends to just replacing the entire turbo. I'm fairly mechanically inclined however I know nothing about Ford's ecoboost engine - is the turbo something fairly straightforward to replace? I haven't been able to find any good videos/posting online for how to replace the turbo on a 2015 2.0 Ecoboost Escape.
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Welcome to the FFO!

I do not have experience with current turbos.
I do have limited experience with the older turbos from the 80s. A seal leak in those required turbo replacement.
That is the bad news. The good news it replacement was not difficult depending on application.

If it were me, I would be getting a factory shop manual to do that job.

Looking at ebay, used turbos are $50 to $90. New ones ar $220 and up.
then there is gaskets and misc parts.

The single turbo I had experienced on a 2.3l in the 80s was very sensitive to oil. There was some quirly way to get oil into the turbo. Then the engine shut down was extended to get the turbo to spin as slow as possible before turning off the engine.

Good luck.

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