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Engine just died

I havent had any problems with my 96 850 as far as the engine goes. but today out of nowhere the engine just turned off. It let me start it back up but then it ran for 30 secs and turned back off. now i can only keep the engine going if i keep my foot on accelerator aftr starting. While i do that the exhaust smoke is white and smells like gas and oil. 3/4 tank of gas and had oil change last week. can anyone help?

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  • sitruc2000 May 11, 2010

    try inspecting all vacuum hoes around the intake. Oil in exhaust not good.

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