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Car dies when i stop accelerating

She keeps dying in low gears or when i am not accelerating. please help :(

also she lets off a lot of white smoke mostly when idling - could this be the rings? can i just replace those or what - i have no idea about cars really??

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Could be worn out piston rings, or if white smoke, you may have head gasket leak. I would NOT run it like this or you will get stranded eventually.

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