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Question how to tell if turbo is going out????

my truck has no power......i almost didnt make it up a hill yesterday and couldnt get past second gear
my truck smokes just a little but not much
my question is ....can my turbo be going out and it not be smoking bad?
i always thought if a turbo was going out it would start blowing alot of black smoke!
the truck runs smooth as silk it just dosent have any power
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its a 1996 if it matters
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not sure ,but what did you find out?

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if you hear a hi pitch squeel ,if you have lots of black smoke.
pull the intake hose and see if the fins are chewed up there should not be any in -out play some up down .

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