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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI Questions

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driving car 60 mph and it redlined. Tried to shut off by turning off key and it kept running. Friend (mechanic), says he found the "turbo" behind motor and in front of firewall seized up and it was running on oil? Help with diagnosing would be appreciated. Only has 140,000 miles on it