Does my Volkswagen Caddy have a problem with its turbo?

How are you able to tell if a turbo is not working on a Volkswagen caddy 1.9 diesel? My van is losing power and smoking when I rev the engine. It also wants to stall when I try to pull away.

Asked on 10 February 2020 by Chris Clark

Answered by Dan Powell
Could be a loose intercooler hose or something more serious with the turbo. I would recommend getting the van checked by a Good Garage. You can find a local one here:
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