2001 Mercury Sable "burning rubber smell engine" Questions

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burning rubber smell and grinding/rubbing noise in the engine a/c compressor may be seized. A/c compressor kicks on when in defrost, a/c, floor/defrost modes any time temperature is above 40 degrees F

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...rubber burning, then a loud hummm from the upper right hand side of the engine (as you sit behind the wheel) and then smoke only from that area..noticed some "buckng" while idling at ...

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...burning oil to any other lubricant from the engine, just a small leak can cause an abundance of smoke, most commonly oil, the problem with the door ajar lamp is that you have probably lost the switch ...

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...burning rubber is coming from my engine. What is it? Could it be the timing belt? Is it safe to drive any distance? Thanks I have a burning rubber smell in my Subaru 2003 Outback, - any advice anyone ...

...burning rubber smell. Is this a quick fix or something spendy that I should take to a mech? Make sure your alternator is not seizing up making the belt slip and get hot enough to smell of burned ...

...rubber is burning after I turn off my engine. Over the past couple of months I have noticed that after my engine has turned off I can smell rubber burning. It reminds me of when in my old vehicles ...

...burning rubber smell when going up a steep hill. It happens when the auto changes down a gear and the smell goes when the car reaches the top. This could be caused by two things. Your engine could be ...

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...the motor. If it smells like burning plastic ,look for shorthing wires around the exhaust manifold battery, alternator or place that a wire could be burnt. If a rubber smell check for belt

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...against rust. This rubber stuff sometimes get sprayd on the exhaust as well and then you will smell "burning tires" after driving the vehicle. This will go away after a few thousend miles

...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. Sounds a lot like a blocked catalytic ...

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