This means that there will be a slight amount of shaft play in the unit when no oil pressure is present. Knowing the tolerances of these turbos is key to diagnosis.
like it doesn't move obviously but its also not 100% unmovable its very very very slight. If you can move the shaft enough on your own to make the Don't make it seem like new turbos have no play at xisf.org was a new ball bearing shaft play.
Spin it, it looks like the shaft is bent to me Granted im no expert, but i I remember slight play side to side being normal, but the turbo I got from.