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Driving with hand-brake on

(1994 Chevrolet Lumina)
in Albuquerque, NM on September 05, 2010
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
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on September 05, 2010
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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