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If there's no anti-freeze in my car and now my car wont start is this a big problem or small

battery is good when i put the car in drive it shuts off

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well, maybe your radiator is frozen.

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i think its big.

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The first answer is completely wrong because anti-freeze has nothing to do with the tires or friction. All it does is provide a means to cool the engine. An overheated engine means damaged seals and warped metal parts. If you put it in drive and it stalls, that might have nothing to do with he antifreeze. It might have something to do with the pump or a pulley. When a car shifts to drive, the RPM will drop a bit, but if the pulleys or pumps are generating too much resistance the RPM will drop too much and stall. It could also be a transmission issue where transmission is causing too much resistance and stalling the engine. When was the last time you changed the transmission oil?

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Well if its below freezing and you are running straight water then you have a big problem!
If your lucky it blew out the frost plugs, but this is major, you could crack the block,radiator,water pump and the heater core!
Anti-Freeze-- never straight water!

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take a light put under ur hood close as much as possible take cap off raditor tell its thawed out should start then but check ur freeze plugs to see if any are leakin if not let cat run for awhile to make sure it dont over heat before u drive it then drive straight to auto parts store an get antfreeze its important to ur motor all year long in summer it keeps it cool in winter it keeps fom freezing

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