Thread: brake issue!!
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      11-14-2012, 11:48 AM   #3
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This was an issue I had before. Unless your brakes are brand new, even then it shouldn't have that much of a scent.

Figured out that I had a cover gasket leak as well as a valvetronic leak. Get that checked out if you haven't already. I had the exact same smell that you described.

Also, try driving your car uphill and see if you have that scent.
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