When accelerating the car pulls steady right and when braking the car jerks suddenly left and smells like burning brakes?

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Have your brake system inspected. Sounds like you have a caliber sticking.

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Right and left respectively my car jerks one way when accelerating and the other when braking?

You have a serious front end problem. Have a mechanic inspect it asap.

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When I brake my car smells like something is burning?

Burning smell from the Brakes: If you are braking very hard, then it could create a friction that overheats the brake pads and causes the brakes to smoke.This usually occurs when a caliper piston in the brake has seized which creates a dragging brake.The odor of burning brakes is similar to that ...

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Do new brakes smell like burning?

Some new brakes usually smell for an hour or two after installation.If the smell does not go away after a reasonable amount of time, there may be a problem with your front brakes' calipers.You or your mechanic probably did not check all of the braking hardware before replacing the brake pads.

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Why does my car smell like burning rubber when I accelerate?

If a gasket or a gasket seal has failed, then this could lead to oil leaking.If this oil comes into contact with a hot part of the engine (like an exhaust manifold) then you will get a burning rubber smell.

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My car pulls right when i accelerate then left when i take my foot off the throttle?

Assuming the car is front wheel drive, you probably have worn suspension and or steering parts along with a need for an alignment.

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Why does it smell like my brakes are burning?

Burning smell from the Brakes: If you are braking very hard, then it could create a friction that overheats the brake pads and causes the brakes to smoke.This usually occurs when a caliper piston in the brake has seized which creates a dragging brake.The odor of burning brakes is similar to that ...

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Why do my brakes smell like they are burning?

Burning smell from the Brakes: If you are braking very hard, then it could create a friction that overheats the brake pads and causes the brakes to smoke.This usually occurs when a caliper piston in the brake has seized which creates a dragging brake.The odor of burning brakes is similar to that ...

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Why do my new brakes smell like burning rubber?

The heat of braking causes the resins to polymerize and form stronger bonds.This is a good thing.The bad thing about this is when the resins polymerize, they create by-products in the form of gases that do not smell pleasant.The bottom line is that the smell is not a bad thing in the majority of ...

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What causes brakes to smell like they are burning?

If you are smelling a burning smell (almost like burning hair), the issue is most likely your brakes.Typically in this case, you are burning your brake pads, which may have a variety of causes.The most common are intensely worn out brake pads.

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Will the car pull to the right when braking if the left front caliper is binding in its bore?

Generally, yes.The binding caliper causes the pads to rub against the rotor heating the pads and rotor up. Hot pads and rotor provide less braking under equal pressure (when braking) so the right brake works better. The car will pull toward the better brake.

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What is wrong when car loses power and smell like its burning?

The most common cause is one or more of the brake calipers is not releasing from discs properly causing excessive friction. It smells like hot metal and is often confused with the smell of hot electrical wiring.This is caused by a faulty master cylinder, or the piston in the caliper is sticking (...

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Why does my car smell like sulfur when I accelerate?

The most likely culprit for a rotten egg smell, the catalytic converter is part of the vehicle's emissions system.A broken or jammed catalytic converter cannot properly process the sulfur gases and will cause your car to smell like rotten eggs.

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Why would a car be pulling left and right when trying to stop it?

The brakes are defective. The pressures on the brakes and the friction material should be even so that the vehicle pulls up in a straight line.Check things like:Worn padsWorn disc rotorsSeized calipers and pistonsContamination on brake surfaces.Worn suspension could also cause the random drifting...

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Why does the car smell like burned oil when you turn off the car?

You might have an oil leak that gets on to the exhaust manifold. Check the gasket around the upper part of the engine.

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Smells like burning oil and vibrates at idle?

oil is getting into motor ...pass oil rings at piston....or pass valve guides at clyinder head.........fouling plugs/plug just enought at idle to vibrate/run rought when rpm higher probaly clearing up...momentarily......

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Why would your car on certain occasions need more pressure then normal when accelerating When you release the accelerator it quickly slows down All Brakes smell like burned rubber. Whats wrong?

The most likely cause is sticking brake calipers on front or fluid leak on rear swelling up the shoes.

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It normal for a car wheel to smell like burning rubber after a brake job?

Yes, it is normal, as the tyre, due to friction, becomes hot and so, the burn smell comes out of it.

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Why would your truck smell like ammonia when you accelerate?

Your truck may smell like a number of things when you accelerate if you have a leak in the ventilation system. It is possible to smell burning motor oil, gas, windshield washer fluid and other things.

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Why does your car smell like burning motor oil?

New car smell? Maybe because of the leather seats (if you have leather seats..)

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Why does my car smell like something is burning?

Gasket Oil Leaks If a gasket or a gasket seal has failed, then this could lead to oil leaking.If this oil comes into contact with a hot part of the engine (like an exhaust manifold) then you will get a burning rubber smell.That should keep the leak at bay enough for you to complete your trip.

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When you turn right or left my 97 taurus the engine jerk?

the most likely culprit would be engine and possibly transmission mounts have went bad and allow the engine and transmission to move more than they should.

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Why does your car smell like burning oil?

A smeel of burning oil can be two ways- A leak that runs down the engine and heated up - Cooking the residue off- clean the engine -could be some small amounts of smoke like a light fog around compartment and engine at stop, The other smell of oil can come from burning internally - you would have...

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Why does my car smell like something burning?

Gasket Oil Leaks If a gasket or a gasket seal has failed, then this could lead to oil leaking.If this oil comes into contact with a hot part of the engine (like an exhaust manifold) then you will get a burning rubber smell.That should keep the leak at bay enough for you to complete your trip.

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What makes a car smell like burning rubber?

1. Lose Hose Lose Hose.In case one of the rubber hoses beneath the hood becomes loose and gets in contact with the hot area of the engine, chances of getting a burning rubber smell in your car are high. Oil leak from the seal or gasket can result in a rubber smell when it gets into contact w...

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My car is making a humming noise and smells like something is burning?

it sounds like you have clutch whine which is the bearing in the clutch and that would explain why it smells like it is burning as well hope this helps

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Why does the car pull to the right while braking?

Bad right caliper or air in the left caliper, soaked pads on the left side, dirt in the brake fluid balancer thingy....answer: Also check your wheel bearings. and make certain they haven't deteriorated.

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When vehicle is on it smells like the gasoline is burning?

You have a serious safety problem or a engine control problem.See a technician immediately! 3 minutes

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What is wrong if car pulls to the right when hit the brakes?

The two main possibilites are. (1)Brake caliper and/or brake hose. (2) Suspension/steering parts worn/loose

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Why does my 00 Town Car make a rumbling noise and pull to the right when braking?

Depending on how old your brake pads are it is most likely that they are shot. Is it a grinding sound? Then you are tearing up your rotors.If you have recently changed your brakes, and it is doing this, then you need to have your rotors turned. Remove them and take them to any shop. they shave a ...

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What would cause my car to pull to the left when braking?

The vehicle pulls to the right or left when the brakes are applied.The usual cause of this symptom is contamination on the braking surface or a malfunctioning caliper.It can also be caused by different tire sizes on the right and left wheels.Worn suspension components can also cause this symptom.

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Why does my car smell like rotten eggs when I accelerate?

Other causes of rotten eggs smells can include hot engines or broken fuel pressure regulators.All you might need to do for the latter is replace your fuel filter.A rotten eggs smell is probably the result of hydrogen sulfide.Sulfur is present in gasoline, and it's converted to sulfur dioxide, whi...

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Why does your car pull to the right when you brake?

Assuming you have disc brakes, it could be,a sticky or stuck brake caliper on the left side brake.Grease or brake fluid on the friction surface on the left side brake.A restricted brake hose/line on the left side brake.Air in the hydraulic lines on the left side brake.

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When turning left and an opposing car is turning right who has the right of way?

Car turning right has the right away. Car turning from left has to yield the right away to cars coming strait or turning right this is the law in all 50 states

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Why is your car jerk to the right in a left turn?

Because the momentum of your car is going straight and when you go left your car tries to stay in that straight direction.

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When car won't stop when braking and slightly accelerates?

Your car is gearing down to first and to do that it has to rev a little

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What does it mean when your car is jerking and pulling?

Check brakes for seized caliper causing the pulling & this may have warped a rotor causing the jerking. Rule of thumb is if it pulls left on braking then the right brake is sticking

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When downshifting car pulls to left?

there can be 2 causes of this either the tracking on your car isn't correct or the wieghts on the wheels aren't in the prober possision

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New car smell burning rubber when car running?

During the manufacturing process of car parts lubricants may be used by the machinery.In some cases it is unavoidable that this lubricant gets onto/into the parts being made, to a lessor or grater degree.Then what the part is used for the first time on the finished car, the lubricant gets hot and...

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Is there anything to worry about when your tires start smelling like they burning?

Yes. There could be many causes, but something is getting too hot, and that is never good.

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Why does your car jerk when you turn left?

It jerks because the gas tank is on the left side. When the tank isn't tightly screwed on it may hit the inside parts of the car causing it to jerk.

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What caused smoke to come out of your igniting and smell like burning wires?

An electrical short to ground.

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Car jerks when you go on the brake?

Sounds like warped brake rotors. Machining or replacement to correct it.

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Why when accelerate the car smoke smells inside?

You may have a slipping fan belt or, more likely, an oil leak into the heater core.

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Why does car streering shake and pull to the left?

It's probably a bad wheel bearing

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What is it when your car pulls to the left?

One of the Most Common Causes of Pulling is Wheel Alignment The most common reason a car pulls to one side is that the wheel alignment is off.Whether it skews to the side over time, or you hit a particular vicious pothole, wheel alignment will be altered by driving conditions, and it should be c...

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Brakes sticking on and smell of burning already replaced the abs pump and put on new brakes and its gone and done it again?

I had one do this and I had to change the brake calipers. Problem was gone.

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Why does my car jerk when I press the brakes?

Unsurprisingly, a car jerks when braking if there's a problem with the brakes.Typically, brakes will squeal, squeak or grind, particularly with warped rotors.Further, you'll feel some vibration as you apply the brakes, causing a slight jerk to the vehicle as you come to a stop.

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Car smells like antifreeze and overheats?

most likely you need to replace te heater core.generally i if the leak is on engine you wont smell it in the car

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If A Car pulls hard to left on acceleration what would be the cause?

Normally when your car seems to pull left or right you probably need to take your car to your mechanic to get your tires aligned.

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If you floor Jaguar S-type 2003's gas pedal to accelerate suddenly like from 60mph to 110 mph a burning smell comes in the cabin What could that be?

clutch slippingJaguar has a software upgrade for the Engine & Transmission computer module. Costs too much but will probably help. Also, one or more of the upstream O2 sensors on may be faulty, especially if you are getting a check engine light.

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Car engine smoking and smell like gas?

It may be due to fuel injection system has trouble that more fuel than the requiredis injected into the engine, which can not to burnt thus being discharged into theexhaust. This trouble must be fixed ASAP, or damage will happen to the engine.

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Burning rubber smell and possible clicking noise from car?

Check the belts. The smell could be from a belt wearing out or from a pulley being stuck and the belt having to drag over it.

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Why is my car shaking and pulling to the right?

Try swapping the front tires left to right and see if this changes any thing.If the vibration or shimmy is below 25mph it is a seperated tire, 30-75 mph it is wheel balance but this will not make the vehicle pull.Sounds like a bad tire.Yes, a bad tire can cause a pull and shimmy from minimal to s...

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Is the brake pedal on the right or left?

In all cars, left and right hand drive, the accelerator (gas in the US) is on the right.In the middle (on a manual) you have the brake and the pedal on the left is the clutch.Reading from right to left, ABC - Accelerator Brake Clutch.

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What would make your car pull left then right I just changed the lower control arm?

It probably needs an alignment.

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Can you drive your car when you smell coolant burning?

Yes, if it's mixed 50/50 or weaker. But I would get a powder type leak stop from the parts store and put in it until you can get it seen about if you are going to continue driving it while it's leaking and keep a close check on coolant level and engine temperature.

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When you stop driving you smell a burn around the front tire and back tire?

You might have a brake caliper that sticking a little, causing the rotor to run warm. After a drive, feel around (carefully so that you don't burn yourself!) if some wheels are hotter than the other. Thank you and what should I do or how much it would cost

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Why does a car have white smoke come out of engine and smell like a burning rubber?

because the fan belt is burning

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What happens when you press the accelerator and brake?

When you press the brake and accelerator together, the torque converter allows slippage to a certain extent and doesn't let the engine rev higher than a certain RPM and when the brake is released, the car bolts off.

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What might cause a car to steer to the right or left during acceleration only?

Make sure the tires are aired correctly and if it still does it it is normal torque steer caused by the axels being of different length and a powerful engine.

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Car pulls to the right?

steering alignment needs to be checked

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Why my AT car jerking just before acceleration while depressing brake pedal.?

Sounds like the transmission is not shifting right or that our lockup converter is not disengaging.

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1 on left side car 2 pulls up on right side car 1 decides to go right and hits car 2?

the guy should not hit the 2 cars on the right and he should not go near them

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Why does my car jerk back when I brake?

Unsurprisingly, a car jerks when braking if there's a problem with the brakes.Typically, brakes will squeal, squeak or grind, particularly with warped rotors.Further, you'll feel some vibration as you apply the brakes, causing a slight jerk to the vehicle as you come to a stop.

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Your car pull when you brake?

You have a problem with the brakes, have a mechanic check it out soon before you have no brakes.

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Why would a 1993 metro wmanual transmission's steering wheel jerk and whole car pull to the right-esp in lower gears?

have your front driver side control arm bushings checked and ball joint and tie rod end well have them check both sides just in case

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Why does your car jerk when you hit the gas while turning left?

It doess that because the fuel pump is being shifted and the gas is being pressured causing a sudden jerk.

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Who is at fault when a car brakes suddenly and you are going 30 mph?

Anyone who hits someone from behind is at fault. Even though it may seem like the driver in front shouldn't have done what they did.

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What does it mean when your car jerks when you accelerate?

It's actually one of the most common reasons why a car jerks when accelerating.Your car's engine needs both fuel and air to do its work.A block in the fuel line or air intake can make the car jerk during acceleration as it loses one, or even both of the essential factors in keeping the engine run...

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When rotating tiers can you put the left rear on the right front and the right rear on the left front?

And move the fronts straight back, that's how I do it, as long as they are not directional tires.

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Car engine misses and car smells like gas after running.?

Check the fuel line, chances are somewhere fuel is leaking out after the fuel pump. However, If you start the car and see fuels draining off near the engine stop the vehicle immediately!!! gasoline is combustable so either geta new line and fix it or call a shop and get it towed

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Why do you fall forward when a car brakes suddenly?

Because you are decelerating sharply

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Your 94 v6 beretta locks up the the left rear brake when driving slowly sometimes feels like it sticks while you are driving and drags the car down?

My beretta does the same thing only it is a 1994 and not running right now, I need to figure out how to bleed the clutch to get pressure. But when your brakes lock up on the back it is something to do with how much pressure the brakes are putting on they either are not putting enough pressure or ...

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What are the two most likely reasons for the car pulling to one side under braking?

Collapsed brake hose: A brake hose that has collapsed can cause calipers to move unevenly, also causing the vehicle to pull to one side when braking.Worn suspension parts: Suspension components wear out over time and can cause a variety of problems, one of which is the car pulling to one side whe...

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Is the brake on the left or right in an automatic car?

In an automatic car, there are only two pedals.The pedal on the right is the gas, and the wider one on the left is the brake.Press on them a bit with your right foot to get an idea for how they feel.

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Why do your wheel shake and pull to the right when you are driving?

Check the front end components. Most likely there is a loose or worn part causing the shaking of the wheels.

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Why is my car shaking when stopped and smelling like burnt oil?

I'd suggest getting the Idle Air Control Valve checked. On most modern engines, the IACV can be adjusted yourself with basic tools. Some are adjusted by simply turning a screw, whereas some you may have to unscrew a small unit, and twist the inside spring. The IACV adjusts how much air is mixed w...

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Why would a car pull to the left and shimmy between 60 and 70?

Tire out of balance, low air pressure in the left front tire, wheel bent, out of alignment, or worn steering parts.

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Why does your car accelerate when the brake is pushed?

because the brakes and the engine are separate systems that don't over ride each other

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What does it mean when car smells like rotten eggs?

The smell of rotten eggs is due to a compound called hydrogen sulfide.This comes from the small amount of sulfur that is present in the fuel.Two other causes of rotten eggs besides a broken catalytic converter include an engine that is running too hot or a broken fuel pressure regulator.

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What should be done when the engine of your car suddenly stopped when brake was applied?

On older Fords, the vacuum advance in the distributor has an insulated wire that breaks over time, but still maintains some continuity, until the wire is flexed during braking, as when you come off the freeway, and the engine stalls. The car restarts and is set to go until you brake again. A real...

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Why would a car pull to the right and left on roads which have a crown in the middle of the road?

Because no road ever built is perfectly even for the purpose of water run off from rain. The vehicle is naturally going to attempt to pull to where it is being pulled to. Improperly inflated tires will add to this dilema. If your right tire has more air in it than the left, the car will pull left...

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What is causing the noise you hear when you turn right left and slowing down?

Type of noise - scraping, clicking?Type of vehicle?it's neither scraping or clicking it's kind of like a humming soundvehicle is 99 le Sabre

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Why does it smell like antifreeze in car when driving?

your vehicle may smell like antifreeze while driving because it is overheating

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What would cause your car to make a grinding noise when you turn right and left?

If you're talking about from the wheels, higher or lower in pitch with speed, it's one or both front wheel bearings. If you're talking about from the engine compartment, it's the power steering pump.

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Your car overheats and smells like burnt oil why?

Oil on engine burning as engine overheats. Sort of common sense, don't ya think?

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Why is there a sound coming from the back right wheel when you accelerate and stop?

it squeaks when you accelerate and stop because that is the wheel (along with the back left) that push the car.i think its correct but im 10 so dont know for sure but i do get straight A's.sorry for bad grammar.

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Why does your car smoke and smell like gas?

If the vehicle has a little bit of white smoke coming from theexhaust and there is the smell of gas then it is possible that your vehicle needs a tune-up severely...it is possible that one or more of the cylinders is not firing correctly,or if you have a dead cylinder (one inwhich is not getting ...

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Why is thre noise when turning car left or right?

Sounds like you have a bad or both axles gone bad.

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When ordering car parts which side is left or right?

The right and left sides of a vehicle or the engine are determined facing forward from the rear of the car or as from the point of view of being seated inside the car, facing the front (from the driver's seat).

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Car has roaring noise when turning left tapers off striaght and right?

Bad wheel bearing is a possibility.

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Why do it smell like gas when driving And makes a hissing sound when parked?

if your vehicle is fuel injected there is a good chance your fuel regulator is bad wich will cause boiling of fuel in the injector rails, also your canister may have become fouled it is usually under one of the front fenders, Brandon

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There is a grinding sound and feels like driving over gravel when i turn my wheel all the way to the left or right?

The tires may be rubbing on the inner fender. Possible causes, oversized tires, incorrect rims or lowered suspension.

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Who is at fault when a car in front of you moves right to go around a car turning left continues straight then comes to a sudden stop?

If this is a 2 lane road, then the vehicle the went around would be at fault since it went out of it's lane and attempted to pass on the right.

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Why does my car jerk to the left?

This is caused by a worn brake shoe or a lack of brake fluid.If the shoe is worn and the pads are worn, it will grip the rotor and cause the care to jerk to the right or left.Jack up the car, and remove the tire.If it is heavily grooved or worn thin, the pads will grab and stick on the rotor.

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What causes the front brakes to enter anti-lock mode when the vehicle is almost stopped and the wheels are turned to the right or left?

more than likely a bad wheel speed sensor

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What component allows the left and right wheels to turn at different speeds when cornering?

The "Spider" gears located inside the differential.

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Why does a car pull to the right after making a sharp left turn after you straighten it out when going down the road?

Possibilities are:Road crownLoose/broken front end part(s)Impropper alignment

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Why does a speedin g car turn around when the driver suddenly steps on the brake?

It SHOULD stop in a straight line ! If you mean like in the movies, they turn the steering wheel while they step on the brake - sending the car into a controlled skid.

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What if your cars wanders left and right?

Front Rotors can be warped, or bad struts. Had a 90 Camry that steered like a boat on the highway, until the struts were changed.

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