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The car asks like the gas pedal is stuck and the fumes that smell like brakes getting hot.

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  • whatisnaname Sep 12, 2009

    It is a stick. The car acts like the gas is stuck and I smell brake or clutch.

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Is your e- brake set? if not it sound as if you do have a brake problem of some sort. If you can, jack the car up at each wheel, without brake set and in neutral. Be sure and block the other wheels so the car won't roll.The wheel only needs to go high enouh to clear the ground and spin freely. Next, try to spin wheels and see if they do in fact spin freely- if not that is your problem wheel or wheels as may be the case.

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Is it automatic? if so it may be sliping

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I have a 1999 oldsmobile alero ... i'm smelling gas fumes as the car sits w a/c or heat on ..gas needle dosent work properly.. and humming noise...seems to smell strongest when low on gas..went t


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NISSAN CEDRIC 2001, ENGIN STOPS WHEN PRESS BRAKE PEDDEL


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I recommend you few help links related to your problem.Click the link below and follow the troubleshooting;-----Idles rough and quits when gas pedal is pressed less? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/1999-ford-f-150-idles-rough-and-quits.html-----------
Brake pedal stuck? http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/03/brake-pedal-stuck.html

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Car only starts when gas pedal is pressed? http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/car-only-starts-when-gas-pedal-is.html

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Car won't start without hitting the gas pedal? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-wont-start-without-hitting-gas.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/van-emits-whitish-bluish-smoke-and-bad.html

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White smoke and Acrid Smell? http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/white-smoke-and-acrid-smell.html
---------- Car stalls and throws white smoke from exhaust? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/car-stalls-and-throws-white-smoke-from.html

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Tks allan.....upper and lower rad hoses get hot.....exhaust doesnt smell.....head gasket was professionally changed 2 years ago and roughly 10000km


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