If the car is emitting blue smoke from the tail pipe, from burned oil, be sure both PCV valves are functioning properly prior to replacing the turbocharger.
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The exhaust manifold often warps, breaking off the studs between the cylinder head and the exhaust manifold. The noise may be most noticeable when the engine is cold.
If the vehicle fails the “State Smog Test” due to high emission readings, components in the pollution control system (air injection components) may have failed due to moisture and may need to be replaced.