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Safe.. kind of. But you run the risk of overheating the engine & damaging head gaskets, cracking heads/blocks, as well as damaging springs due to the heat. You can also cause the radiator to fail. I Would Have This Fixed As Soon As I Could. The Shaft Can Break On The Pump, Or Lock Up. Causing Damage To Your Belt And Leaving You Broken Down.

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