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Yesterday evening while driving, my 2002 Honda start making…

Yesterday evening while driving...

Yesterday evening while driving, my 2002 Honda start making horrible loud noises as it strained to a stop. During this time I smelled something burning. I pulled over and put the car in park, waited about 10 seconds put it in drive and it seems to be driving okay but, maybe I am being hypersensitive but I seem to feel a slight drag while driving. What is going on?

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes. The driver's side door window will not open. All other 3 windows work.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '02 Honda?

Accord

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

Oh no. I won't touch it because I don't know much about cars.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I bought fuel a few days ago. Tank needed about 13 gallons.

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Did you notice the car pulling to the right or the left when not braking or when braking?

Can you describe the noise?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
There were no other issues. Probably like a loud revving noise. The car seemed to be straining to continue moving whiler at the same time quickly slowing down to a stop. As I sat on the side of the rode, I put it in park. It never turned off. Afterr a few seconds I put it in drive and it drove just fine. The situation occurred suddenly.

Did the brake pedal feel funny when this occurred?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No, there were not other issues.

From your description, I feel like a piece of debris blocked a good reading from a wheel speed sensor and this caused the traction control or ABS to activate and this caused your symptoms. Once stopped if fell off or moved and the concern auto-corrected itself.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Wow, thank you. That makes sense because it has not happened again. I took it to the repair shop and they drove it about 15 miles throughout the day on surface streets and highway and it did not happen for them.
I never experienced anything like that before. It was good thing I wasn't on a freeway or highway.

Glad I could help.

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