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  1. VW Mk4 Jetta, Golf, New Beetle, Passat TDI forum
    Hi All 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...
  2. VW Mk4 Jetta, Golf, New Beetle, Passat TDI forum
    Hi all 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...
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