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New rear brake pads on drivers side smells like it is burning

I replaced the pads but the rear driver wheel kept squeaking like the sound that warns you when the pads are worn.

Now it smells like it is burning.I did install cheap pads.I did notice that the outboard pad had an extention with a small curve like hook on he end.My question:Does it matter which way this extention goes?towards the back or the front.In other words does the ouboard pad have a right and left?

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If you smell burning - the caliper might not be opening properly.. Break might be sticking..
Jack it up.. The tire should spin freely..
If not - try bleedingthe lines real good..

PS - one should never use cheep pads..

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