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If the engine doesn't recover, the timing belt (if applicable) could have let go otherwise it could be a fuel delivery issue (dirty fuel filter, faulty fuel pump) or a restricted exhaust (damaged catalytic converter). If you have a check engine light illuminated, start with checking the codes.

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Q: Why would a car suddenly lose all RPMs when going down the highway?
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