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The wheel locked up when i was driving i smelled something burning

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Was this a front or rear wheel? Did it make any unusual noise prior to the problem? If front, you could have a brake caliper that is sticking which would cause the brake to stay "on" and overheat the brakes or you could have a wheel bearing that has failed and is locked up but they usually make some noise before they fail. If rear, then usually it is brake related...again a caliper or wheel cylinder could be the culprit. It's not often that a rear bearing fails but that is possible.
If you have a brake caliper that has gone bad then I would suggest replacment of both calipers, brake pads, and flushing out the old brake fluid so you'll have good calipers and clean fluid when you are done.

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