The diesel engine will continue to accelerate rapidly and runaway. This situation will lead to dangerous mechanical failure or flashback explosion of the leaking hydrocarbons. Several major accidents have been linked to diesel engine runaway being the source of ignition, usually with fatal and catastrophic consequences.
The most effective way of shutting down a runaway diesel engine is with an automatic air intake shutoff valve. Contact us for more information.
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