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Thanks to you all for being so cooperative! I think that what happened was a busted turbo, that allowed oil into the engine at a high pressure. This caused that dreadful high rev until it literally died in my hands... The smoke was obviously white and everyone thought the engine was going to burst in flames. We had two long time drivers in the car and we ...


Did the engine continue to run for a while after you turned it off? This could be a seal gone allowing engine oil to get sucked into the turbo. If this is the case you are lucky it stopped, they can sometime run on until the engine blows or the oil is all burnt and it seizes. I wouldn't start it again until it's fixed.

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