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While driving today I noticed a burning smell and when I got out the front right wheel had smoke coming from the rotor and brake assembly what sould I do

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Sounds like either the brake caliper has seized up or one of the brake pads has got jammed up. You need to remove the caliper and investigate further. ICheck to make sure the piston/s in the caliper move. Also remove the brake pads , clean up the slides and apply some brake grease on the tips of the brake pad metal backs where the may contact with the caliper and mounting brackets.

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