When I am driving, there starts to be a burning.

Tiny
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  • 2001 MERCURY SABLE
  • 16,000 MILES

When I am driving, there starts to be a burning smell from the engine. Smells like burning rubber.

Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 9:10 PM

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Tiny
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Gotta open the hood and look around. We can't do that over a computer. Check the serpentine belt for signs of rubbing. If there's oil leaking onto hot engine parts, that will cause a smell. Look for the highest point you see that oil to determine the source of the leak.

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Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 AT 3:31 AM

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