Recently experienced a runaway engine while driving, luckily I had the clutch depressed to shift to second gear for a turn.
Engine ran away for about 3-4 seconds then died.
Oil disappeared and was found in the intercooler, refurbished the turbo and cleaned the intercooler, new diesel...
Recently experienced a runaway engine on my 2002 mk4 tdi.
Car revved up real high for about 3-4 secs and died, upon inspection the oil was gone and was found inside the intercooler.
I was told the turbo was shot. Had the turbo refurbished and intercooler cleaned and refitted everything...