burning rubber smell from car tire?

What’s That Burning Smell From My Car? Frozen Brakes!

The smell of burning rubber in your car can indicate that a rubber hose or belt under the hood has loosened. When this happens, these parts can move around and come into contact with hot engine parts—hence the burning rubber smell. … Loose belts and hoses don’t get better with time.

Have a burning rubber smell from under the hood? It’s not your tires, its likely your belt.

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