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Old 05-22-2013
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Re: Runaway diesel

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Originally Posted by dvuyxx View Post
I wouldn't mind practicing shutting off the engine by snuffing the intake. Can you harm a diesel by doing that?
only if you managed to get something sucked into the engine.

Generally only 4 things harm engines.

Low/no oil
Overheating
foreign objects ingested
overrunning.

The rest is just wear and tear
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