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I operate a Blue Bird Bus with a Cummings diesel 2000 model. I think the turbo charger has failed it has no get up and go. Will it hurt the engine if we continue to operate the bus with out a turbo charger operating.

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Please advise if I operate a 2000 Blue Bird Bus with a cummins diesel engine that the turbo charger has failed will it hurt the engine?

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Yes Replace and repair immediately... You can have the turbo fail even further and allow Oil to enter the charge air system and pass thru the intake to the cylinders and allow the engine to runaway. Then you will not have an engine at all and need to buy a new one.(ENGINE) So it is wise to replace the turbo if you know it is bad. Please don't forget to rate my service.

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