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My car's engine does not running rapidly in the cold weather

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    I had oil change about a month ago..i was going along and the oil light came on...I stopped and checked oil level..it was fine...off i went again the oil light came on..I ignored the light....the engine just died..Now does not start..checked spark plug for spark..turned engine and I have no spark for spark plug......HELP !!

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Needs a coolant temo sensor replaced.

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