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Sometimes when I am driving the engine just dies. The RPM's go way down and it just dies. I am able to get to the side of the road and restart it but it's very frustrating.
120,000 high speed highway miles on a car that had the engine replaced at about 88,000 miles. I assume that I had fresh antifreeze put in the new engine when it was installed two years ago. The car has always lived in South Carolina year-round translating into hot summer and mild winter driving. When should I change my anti-freeze? Should I have it tested ...
I have a 2000 Toyota 4Runner. Suddenly it will not move in reverse and engine will die in drive.
diagnosed as needing the head gaskets repaired. small leak in engine block causing engine to overheat. Any other options to repair this other than replacing the head gaskets? Any trustworthy mechanics in our area for this car? We live in West Grove, PA 19390
while driving I can hear water sloshing around behind the dash. I checked the drain in the engine area and it seemed to be clear, sounds like an aquarium.
just got in my car and my check engine light is on what could it be?
My car is clicking in the engine. What is wrong with it? Whenever I turn it on it clicks and it clicks at a pretty fast pace too. It sounds like a metronome set at an allegro tempo. I don't know if this is dangerous or not. Please help!

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