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MY CAR STARTED SURGING, OR BUCKING AND WHEN I STOPPED YOU COULD SMELL ANTIFREEZE, BUT THE OIL LIGHT CAME ON. BEFORE THIS STARTED, YOU COULD HEAR A SQUEELING NOISE, LIKE A HOSE OR SOMETHING. WHAT COULD THIS BE?

2001 Mercury Cougar • 178,000 miles

I would like some advice on what the problem might be. My car just started bucking and acting like it did not want to go. When I stopped, the oil light came on, but you could smell the distinct odor of antifreeze.
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Ggrant
December 20, 2011.




Check oil level. How was engine temp? Check coolant level. Top up, try to start and if starts look for leaks.

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Fixitmr
Dec 20, 2011.


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