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I have a 2006 Chevy Avalanche. In the last day or so, I

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I have a 2006...

I have a 2006 Chevy Avalanche. In the last day or so, I smell a burning smell when parking break is engaged and engine is running. I'm parked on a hill usuallyu

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?

125,000 miles automatic

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Avalanche yourself? What have you tried so far?

No

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Chevy Mechanic: Eddie, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago
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Chevy Mechanic: Eddie, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

Does the truck leak anything ? can you take a flashlight and look at the valve covers on the engine and tell me if they are leaking on the exhaust manifolds? If the truck is sitting still, the emergency brake being on or not would not effect any smell as the wheel isn't turning so it can't get hot. If it smells like brakes getting hot, (like a tractor trailer coming down the mountain with that asbestos smell) then it maybe a brake partially locking up but your only smelling it when your sitting still. thank you.

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I didn't mean to click answer yet, this was an information request, please don't rate the question yet. Thank you.

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