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5500: 2008 dodge diesel 5500 would just lose all power n shut

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2008 dodge diesel 5500 would just lose all power n shut off, and then it would lose all power and blow black smoke at 2km/h
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!
You may have a couple different issues going on at the same time. The poor power/smoke issue is most likely an injector or lack of boost, but the dying issue may be separate. A sticking turbo actuator is a likely cause of the poor power and smoke, although with a properly functioning aftertreatment system you shouldn't be seeing any smoke.
The first step in diagnosing the problem is to see what fault codes are setting. Have you checked for codes?