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Old 06-24-2010, 09:49 PM
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Default Burnt smell from rear end + ABS Light on

I have a horrible burnt smell coming from my rear end. Its around the driver tire that I can smell it. What could this be? My ABS light recently started coming on as well. I know I probably need to replace my rear brakes but I didn't think they would cause such a smell.. What else smells like that?
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Old 06-24-2010, 10:16 PM
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Default Re: Burnt smell from rear end + ABS Light on

Your brake is probably seized and the result is the brake is engaging the drum and over heating the brake. More than likely, your parking/emergency brake is sticking. Take a look at that and don't use it again until you can replace the cables.

The ABS light being on might be because of the frozen brake or the sensor being dirty.
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Old 06-25-2010, 06:49 AM
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Default Re: Burnt smell from rear end + ABS Light on

release your parking brake.lol
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Old 06-26-2010, 01:36 AM
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Default Re: Burnt smell from rear end + ABS Light on

Its your brakes...
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Old 06-26-2010, 06:03 AM
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Default Re: Burnt smell from rear end + ABS Light on

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release your parking brake.lol
Honestly do you believe I am that stupid? The parking brake isn't pressed in. They brakes were seizing up for whatever reason its disappeared.
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