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Old 11-18-2010, 12:34 PM   #1
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Question burning rubber smell in engine bay.......

Hi all,
just looking for some ideas on whats wrong with my e39 530i auto, its a right hand drive car i have and i'm getting a burning rubber smell from the engine bay, i cannot locate where its coming from, i got new tires on the car recently and got the tracking/allignment done aswell, i've left the car running for a while without driving it an the burning smell is still there, anybody else experience the same troubles? any help is appreciated........
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Old 11-18-2010, 12:38 PM   #2
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oh its seems that the smell is coming from the drivers side of the engine bay, in or around the manifold area
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I'd be checking for a pulley bearing on the way out and causing drag on the drivebelt
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