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Car running hot,shaking,and stopping.

Had changed the oil and fluids in a 96 thunderbird & shortly after that it would run hot!!While stopped, parked, or in drive the car would shake and then the engine started smoking and now the exhaust pipe is as well. Thought it was the water pump and thermostat, but not to sure now.

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You don't state which fluids were changed. Exactly which were changed? Also are you sure that what was changed was exactly refilled?

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