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Overheat and no start

I was driving my escort and suddenly my temp gauge raced to hot i mean in the red. i never experienced this prob and then started to lose power and then it just stopped. i put antifreeze cause i smelled it but no hose leaks. checked the plugs two were dry but the other two looked like they were swimming in oil and water but still wondering what was the cause of the overheating.my car turns like it wants to start but nothing.

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Hi if you see spark plugs is wet if its oil engine oil passes valve gaides or piston ring worn out.
if you see water cylider head gasket can cause.put new cylider head gasket before fitting check the cylider head any crakes.
check the thermostad and fan.

sorry about my english

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