1994 Chevrolet Lumina Q&A

1994 Chevrolet Lumina Question: driving with hand-brake on

I drove 3-4 miles with hand brake on. Started smelling burnt and suddenly there was smoke coming out by my left rear tire. What do I need to do to make sure brakes weren't permanently damaged? Thank you -
Answer 1
if the brake pedal doesn't pulsate and the brakes still work good, then i wouldn't worry about it. the worst damage you could have done is warp the rotor or overheat the pad, which would decrease braking performance. -
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