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I am on frwy and car stops pulling stpo at station and dipstick dry it takes two qt. still no power

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If your dipstick was dry, and after filling it with oil (I assume you checked again to make sure the oil was at the proper level after) and there is still no power, then there is a good chance that you have some fairly serious damage inside. I recommend towing it off to a mechanics and getting them to check it out, unless you happen to have a compression gauge handy, in which case I would check the compression on the cylinders to see how they're doing. I can't quote exactly what it should be for that car, but generally it shouldn't go much less than 130 psi.

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