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Engine knocks and car stalls?

My 2001 Chrysler 300 M frequently stalls on decel when approaching intersection. It idles fluctuates up and down then the oil light flashes and then stays on, sometimes the car stalls out at a light?
Also, there is knocking with idle and at low speeds?

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