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diesel engine runaway incident


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Can be quite dramatic. Best case is it ran out of oil to burn as fuel and stopped running, before the engine cooked itself too much. You can pop a new turbo on it and you could be all good. Its a gamble I guess.

It is important to use the correct oil. Cheap oil for non turbo engines doesn't lubricate the floating bearings in the turbo properly and they break.

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