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2005 c2500: Duramax..towing..my 18,000 lb trailer in Idaho..lost power…

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I have a 2005 C5500...
I have a 2005 C5500 with a Duramax 6.6. When towing my 18,000 lb trailer in Idaho I lost power and got and error light. I went to the dealer and the light had gone away and power was restored. The dealer told me it might be just an isolated incident??? I had a similar issue a few weeks ago when the light returned as I was towing up a hill in California. The truck is currently at my mechanic's and he has gotten the codes off of it and it is all tracing to the turbo. This truck has the variable tynes and I'm not sure where this is going except for a new turbo. So, my question is does that sound about right?? How much should a turbo be?? Do I need to think about a Banks system after the turbo is fixed??
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Auto Mechanic: danny, Mechanic replied 8 years ago
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Yes but make sure the turbo is bad and not a sensor or something. Here is a informative site on the banks system. it has video also.

 

 

http://www.autoanything.com/exhausts-mufflers/61A1991A0A0.aspx

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Auto Mechanic: danny, Mechanic replied 8 years ago
the turbo is about 1600 and about 600 for labour.
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