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My first post has yet to recieve any answers.......perhaps it is too looooonnggg.? Here is a simplified questions. This is my first diesel.

Are there any problems that can arise from having a split in the boot that attaches to the turbo via the air cleaner?. (Ie. smoke, loss of power, toasted turbo)

Check my othe post called multiple issues....same problem for a more detailed analisys and other issues. Thanks in advance.
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Your engine could get "dusted" by junk getting trough the split and not being filtered!

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Thanks for the reply.

When you say "dusted" do you mean destroyed or is it a fixable issue. I have fixed the crack now anyways.

Secondly, oops.....this was supposed to be in the 99-03 problem forum. Can a moderater move it . Thanks.
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Moved it for ya. Also, you did GOOD by closing that hole/split. Any "dusting" that has been done has already happened. Cant reverse it. Dont know about the symptoms you described in your other thread. Hopefully a tech will see it and offer some guidance.

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Dusting can destroy your Turbo and eventually your engine.

Your might be fine though. It just depends on how long it has been split and what all got in there!

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Since this is my first diesel I have nothing ot compare it against yet but the ends of the turbo fins do appear a little worn. The dust that is in the cab is very fine so hopefully no large particles were ingested.

Is there a fuel/oil additive similar to those for high mileage engines that can help cleanup some of the cylinder wall scoring? (If there is any)
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