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Battery and brake light came on during ride home.

During my ride home on 8/6/08 the battery and brake light came on. The car did seem to hesitate and run different. When I got home I opened the hood and saw smoke and smelt rubber. What would cause this to happen.

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First thing is to check your oil these cars are notorious for having engines that burn oil. the battery and brake light problem i had to take it to the dealer and they wound up relearning the computer i cant remember what exactly they did but it worked. I wound up replacing the engine ran about 3500 dollars. Mine is a v4 and runs like a cream puff I hope its not an engine swap

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Sounds like you have a belt problem. check belts. You alternator belt especially.

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