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Acceleration trouble, engine heat, rubber burning smell

PROBLEM: Performance/acceleration loss (after a few miles) plus engine heats up. Scent of burning rubber. Don't know where it comes from.

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Sounds a lot like a blocked catalytic converter...have it checked.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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Sounds like you have a water pump or alternator locked up or about to lock up . the smell is probably the fan belt burning. take belt off and try to turn each assessory by hand if one turns hard or not at all that is the one.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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