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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-16-2014, 12:01 PM Thread Starter
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Driving on bad turbo seal?

Ok so if I did have a seal issue and with truck running fine just the smoke issue under acceleration and the need to add oil weekly can I hurt my injectors buring all that oil? Can the turbo fail? Askin cause I need to get to work and not fixin truck for a few weeks.Should I drive it?

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Re: Driving on bad turbo seal?

Could cause a runaway engine then it will just rev up and run on the oil its getting fed threw the turbos bad seal till she blows.
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Re: Driving on bad turbo seal?

Which side of the turbo is the oil leaking too?

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Re: Driving on bad turbo seal?

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Which side of the turbo is the oil leaking too?
Exhaust not that dark but smells like burnt oil and yeah blue tint to it for sure so maybe not buring internaly but on exit side? I see oil in tail pipe not a lot but enough.

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