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Smells like rubber is burning after I turn off my engine.

Over the past couple of months I have noticed that after my engine has turned off I can smell rubber burning. It reminds me of when in my old vehicles after they have overheated the smell of the hoses burning. Although, in this truck I have no problems of this nature.

2001 Toyota Tundra Pickup
190,000 miles

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  • Neil Saunders Dec 14, 2015

    Did u find out what the problem was?? I have the same issue.

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It sounds like your heater core is leaking. Check to see if you are losing coolant, are smell like antifreeze???? With 190,000-miles this could be what your smelling??? Just a though???

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