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    Rear brake smell

    I just put on a baer brake kit with hawk pads. They have been on the ext for around 500-1000 miles now and Everytime I park my rear brakes smell like something is burning. I sometimes smell it at traffic lights aswell. I have never put aftermarket brakes on a car before so that is why I am wondering, is this burning smell normal?

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    Re: Rear brake smell

    Did the kit come with rotors? There may have been a protective coating for storage that is burning off.

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