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Golf tdi - lost power at 70mph - then felt sluggish -felt like it was struggling to pull away in 1st but noticed no more problems. That was yesterday. Today my husband says there is no oil in it. It made an awful rattling sound. he has put good oil in and left the engine running - a lot of white smoke came out of exhaust and he left it ticking over buut engine still makes a terrible noise.

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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it sounds like the engine started to sieze. It has most likely done damage internally, the best thing to do is take it to your local decent mechanic and have it investigated further.

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