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Old 10th September 2016, 03:22 PM
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Default smell of burning rubber

if I just drive a couple of Km at town speeds, then stop and open the drivers window I can smell what I would guess is burning rubber

as you would expect the tyre temperatures are ok , drive belts are not obviously hot

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Old 10th September 2016, 03:41 PM
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I had a similar problem a while ago that turned out to be perished/leaking power steering hoses, dripping onto the exhaust. I would say that smelled more like burning plastic than burning rubber though.
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You petrol or diesel?
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Old 10th September 2016, 07:39 PM
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Is this not a symptom of the rear output shaft seal?
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Split cv boot flicking grease on to exhaust?
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Old 11th September 2016, 11:42 AM
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3.7 40v FL 2000

thanks guys , sounds like maybe something on the exhaust
more work
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