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I have a very loud squealing noise coming from the rear wheel of my 2005 2.5L Volkswagon Jetta (new body style) The squealing stops when i step on the break, and I sometimes get a burning rubber smell at that wheel as well, usually when i drive long distances or on a warmer day. I also had the break on that wheel stick once, but it has not happened again since that day a few months ago. what could this be and how can i fix it? thank you for you help!

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It sounds like a wheel bearing or your break rotor is warped creating friction and making the grease heat to melting point. BTW, it will catch fire if it get hot enough so have it fixed asap.

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If you find the first suggestion not to be the case than your emergency brake might be stuck on

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