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Q: squealing, losing power

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It started squealing and losing all power changed head gaskets, belts , valve cover gaskets can't figure it out

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. From the symptoms you describe, it sounds like you may have some sort of mechanical failure. A squealing sound can be caused by many things, but none really that should cause your vehicle to lose power, unless the sound is mechanical in nature. I would recommend having the vehicle looked at by a professional technician for a more conclusive diagnosis of your vehicle’s squealing noise and loss of power.

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