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Yes, no, maybe... It depends on how it has failed. If the internal seal etc failed so it just does not pump then probably yes. If the bearings have failed and the pump will break and possibly damage something else then no. If the pump seizes and takes the belt out, then whatever else driven by that belt also stops.


This use to be an old problem with engines which had distributed caps getting wet & obtaining moisture in the cap & plugs. Simple solution blow it dry with air. Pulling the cap & checking the plugs, air filter. Now a days could be a sensor, if your plugs are accessible, air filter. I had a problem where my transmission peep hole had no cover on ...

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