What is the purpose of turbo timer?

What is the purpose of turbo timer?

A turbo timer is a device designed to keep an automotive engine running for a pre-specified period in order to automatically execute the cool-down period required to prevent premature turbo wear and failure.

Do you really need a turbo timer?

It all depends on your car and how you drive it. But if you’re one of the many who simply use their car to get to work and back, you don’t need a turbo timer. Most regular drivers will never drive their cars hard enough to require such a device.

How long should you let a turbo cool down?

Idling the engine cools the turbo because it circulates the oil, yet does not make the turbo “work.” The amount of cooling it needs is directly related to the way you just finished driving it. When you drive it gently around town, 15 seconds should be more than adequate.

What is a turbo timer on a diesel?

Turbo timer has the unique function of RPM monitor, which can automatically calculate idle time. ❤️Main function——– Automatic timer makes the vehicle idling for a preset time after the ignition key is pulled out. In turbocharged vehicles, the hot oil in the engine can be prevented from coking in the pipeline.

How long should I let my turbo idle?

When you drive it gently around town, 15 seconds should be more than adequate. When you drive the car hard ie. when your husband drives it, you should let it cool for 30 to 60 seconds.

Do Subarus need turbo timers?

Registered. Subaru used to include it in the owner’s manual (it was in my ’06 WRX manual) that there’s no need for additional idling or a turbo timer before turning off the car, due to the water-cooled aspect of the turbo.

How do I turn off HKS turbo timer?

Timer OFF function ・ Pressing and holding the [center key] during the countdown will turn the timer OFF, and the Engine will shut OFF. (the next time the ignition is turned ON, the Turbo Timer will automatically turn back ON and goes back to the normal setup.)