I just checked this morning with Turbo Tech Sweden and TurboDK in Denmark. From Denmark I was told that there should not be oil in this hose from the intercooler, and hence I needed it fixed.
However they told they were not allowed to renovate it due to it had variable geometry and something about the blades must be positioned as is from factory.
Sweden however said no problem send it to us, it sounds like it is leaking a bit. Downside here is that they are on vacation for two weeks, so I must wait till mid July
I also went to A-R to order the hose, which I will have tomorrow. I had a chat with the chief mechanic and he said uuh no so good eeh
, and explained that maybe the shaft it out of balance etc... etc.... he said I must replace with new spare from A-R costing 900 euro with 6 hours work so estimated 1300 euro
I asked him about my one year Car Garantie, and he said it did not cover turbo
, but after speaking to Car Garantie rep here in Luxembourg I was told it did
So now the Car Garantie rep is talking to A-R here in Lux about how, when and what can be covered.
If Car Garantie will cover then I should only have to pay 60% of the spare part(s), meaning 540 euro for a new turbo
, which is the same price as a renovation in Sweden.
I will keep you posted on the developments.
In the meantime another note is that I have a friend of mine who blew his SAAB on the same problem. His turbo sucked in all the oil and burned it through the compressed air/engine, it happened in 15 seconds after which the car went dead.