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No power and blowing black smoke can't here the turbo

The turbo went out of it for the third time in 120000 miles replaced it with a rebuiltw

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Remove the turbo, soak it in diesel, see if turbines start to spin. Normally it's just carbon sticking on the blades or burned out bearing. Let the turbos cool down before shutting off the engine.

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SOURCE: Why is it blowing black smoke and loss of power?

have you changed the air filter

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SOURCE: 2003 Sprinter intermitent turbo boost lag

turbo needs to be serviced. Those turbos are not very tough. email us we fix turbos brian@coloradoturbo.com

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SOURCE: turbo drops in and out and blows black smoke and

Check the plastic muffler on the turbo charger, they have a habit of failing and blocking airflow, shuts down the turbocharger.

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SOURCE: Had exhaust manifold replaced since then my 2001 caravan bucks and blows black smoke little to no power

if you replaced the manifold because it was cracked the look for a plugged cat convertor..the cracked manifold was probably letting the exhaust escape..now it builds too much back pressure

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