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I have a kia forte 5 sx 2016 with about 31000 miles on it. Last week the 4 spark plugs broke. I've got them changed under my guarantee. I knew something was wrong but the dealer didn't want to look into it. Not even 40 minutes into driving my engine heating gauge went to the top. I stopped the car, checked the oil level, no more oil, i then realized all my oil was in the cooling liquid system. Good news is, Kia is changing the motor. Since my turbo cools off with the cooling liquid and all the oil is in it, can this damage my turbo? can any other parts of my car be damaged due to this? thanks

  • Welcome to Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair! I would think the turbo should be changed as part of the engine swap. Did you get the indication from the dealership they wouldn't be changing it? – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Jan 29 '18 at 20:06
  • They said they would change everything that got damaged, but i think they wont, they'll say its not part of the engin. Since the problem started, i've had problems with the dealership, when the spark plugs broke, they changed them without futher looking into the problem. – cedric Jan 29 '18 at 20:10
  • This is all being done under warranty, right? If so and they don't give you satisfaction, go straight to regional Kia management. They are the ones actually paying for the engine transplant, not the dealership. I'm pretty sure it would work the same in Canada as it would down here in the States. Another thing is, don't assume they won't. If you have questions, ask them pointed questions about what will be replaced. If you ask them directly, will it be the same turbo or will the new engine come with one? They'll usually tell you unless the service manager is being a complete turd. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Jan 29 '18 at 20:20
  • Yes, all under warranty, i'll make sure to contact the service manager. Thanks a lot for the response!!! have a great day – cedric Jan 29 '18 at 20:24
  • Keep in mind that when under warranty, its in their best interest to make sure the new engine keeps working. If they leave a faulty part in that ruins the new engine, they're still on the hook for another warranty replacement, and they have to answer questions from the manufacturer as to why it happened again. – JPhi1618 Jan 29 '18 at 20:31

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