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Shooting antifreeze while cold, blowing black smoke from exhaust, only revs to 4 grand

Car was taken 190 down a highway and then down a frozen gravel road where it bottomed out. Around 15 minutes down the gravel road the car started to stall. It still ran and got back to town, but now it's blowing black smoke out of the exhaust, it will only rev to 4 grand if you floor it, and while the engine is cold, I opened the cover on the radiator and it spat out a bunch of antifreeze.

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Sounds like a head gaskit or cracker head or block.

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SOURCE: 3.3 L 97 Grand Voyager engine won't idle revs stay at 2200 - 3000 rpm

Possibly the oxygen sensor. Had same problem with my Accord, had oxy sens replaced and that not only fixed the problem but I got better gas mileage after that.

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SOURCE: My car keeps stalling after about 15 minutes

Fill the coolant & change the coolant sensor near the thermostat housing. The sensor is defective. This is a common problem with these engines. Do not overtorque the sensor. Max 14ft.lbs. Good luck!

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