Its important to identify the turbocharger part number before ordering a reconditioned turbocharger, even when narrowed down to the year and engine type, Many applications have several different turbocharger variations. Therefore the turbocharger part number should be acquired whenever possible.
Every turbocharger should have an identification plate attached to it detailing the part number and the model number. This plate is in various positions depending on the type of turbocharger.