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Was driving on the interstate and it just shut down.

Didn't overheat. It did smoke but I couldn't tell what it smelled like. There was a little bit of oil under the car when it was being towed. I checked the oil afterwards and it was full with no mix of antifreeze in it. also the antifreeze has no oil in it. If the engine blew, would it still show full oil?
Now it won't even crank over.

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  • bri59 Sep 08, 2008

    Sorry forgot to say it has a 3.1


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The dip stick only checks the oil in the oil pan. If the oil pump stopped working it would leave the oil in the pan and not send it to all the pieces that need it in the engine itself. A piston or rod or something could have siezed and it would still show full oil. If there was oil under the car and you know it came from your car, find where the oil is comeing from and we can try to narrow down the problem.

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