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Dissapointed New Owner

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I am a owner of a 2014 ED Laramie and I have had it now for 3 months and put almost 14K miles on it. Truck has been great for what I use it for. DRIVING and Mileage..... until last Monday when the mysterious smoke started boiling out the back. Turbo is out of it??? That was a week ago today and truck is still in shop, they have to take out the trans to get to the turbo, now there is an intercooler line that is shot as well?? Amazingly enough that part in now on national back order with no ETA also. Do they not make parts for the trucks they sell. I am not the normal truck owner as this is my office on wheels and cannot afford to be down. Might be the first and only ED I own.

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ok I still a newbie here but from what I know there are 2 different types of intercoolers.
now I read somewhere (a spec sheet from a test review) that the eco diesel is a air-air intercooler. so that being said the only lines going to the intercooler should be the tubing to cool the air. so the turbo pushes air (that is hot from going through the turbo) through the intercooler before entering the engine. if one of these tubes were damaged the engine wouldn't be getting the right air mix and wouldn't be burning as efficiently which could explain the smoke.
but I dunno how this would effect the turbo as the turbo is before the intercooler.

but like I said I am a newbie and learning as I go also so someone with a lot more knowledge out there may be able to help me figure this out as well.

my ecodiesel is 2 months old with almost 7000km on it. No problems as of yet (fingers crossed)
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