Burning smell

2000 Vauxhall Combo Problem

The Problem

Avatar tfish
Joined: 5 years ago | Fixes: 1 | Profile

smell of burning when driving

Car Vauxhall Combo
Variant 1.7 cdti
Model Year 2000
Category Leaks & Noises
All Vauxhall Combo Problems


Avatar bustedknuckles
Joined: 7 years ago | Fixes: 1,458 | Profile

Maybe a brake sticking on,would get it checked out if you can not see anything obvious.


Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,040 | Profile

Could be the DPF going through a regeneration cycle.


Avatar tfish
Joined: 5 years ago | Fixes: 1 | Profile

thanks 4 replies
burning smell coming thu heater/vents
someone said it was probably a wire burning and to disconnect the battery until I get it looked at...does that sound right ? I've got no idea about motors.


Avatar DannyT
Joined: 5 years ago | Fixes: 1 | Profile

I get a burning smell coming from underneath my car. When im driving i can hear a buzzing sound when I press the accelarator. when im stopped at lights the car will rev on its own only a tiny bit but it gives a buzzing sound. when i finally stop and get out the burning is very strong. It doesnt do it all the time which I find strange and when its not doing it the car drives fine.

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