Intercooler Archives - UnderhoodService
Diagnosing Intercooler Boost Trouble Code P0299

The criteria for setting the code is very basic.

P0299 and P0234 Turbocharger Diagnostics

Many things can change the performance of the turbocharger. But the turbocharger is rarely the source of the problem.

Curing Intercooler Condensation And Oiling Issues

An intercooler, or charge-air cooler (CAC), improves volumetric efficiency by increasing intake air charge density through constant volume cooling.

Underhood Service Podcast: Turbocharger Tech Season 1, Episode 2

In this episode, we talk turbochargers and how they are changing maintenance, service, and diagnostics.

VIDEO: Moisture Inside The Intercooler: Normal Or Abnormal?

Andrew Markel discusses how moisture can accumulate inside of the intercooler as the turbocharger operates, including normal and abnormal conditions. Sponsored by MAHLE.

Turbocharged Technology

Utilizing electronically controlled wastegates and bypass valves With the ability to increase fuel economy by up to 20% on gas vehicles and up to 40% on diesel vehicles, manufacturers have resorted to turbochargers to compensate for lowered engine displacement. Additionally, the improvements on turbocharging technology have increased the number of turbocharged vehicles on American roads.