WHEN I AM DRIVING THERE STARTS TO BE A BURNING ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 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
  • caradiodoc
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  • 25,635 posts

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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