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Lately I've noticed a burning smell from my Escape's engine.

I already know that I have a bad alternator. Could the smell be from that, or is it from something else?
 

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The bad alternator could be sticking and burning the drive belt, that would stink, otherwise I'd be taking a quick peek around for oil leaks and checking the look of the transmission fluid.
 

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What kind of smell are you noticing? Electrical, Oil, Coolant, Belt or Furry Creature? How strong is the oder?

Honestly this could be all kinds of things, but if the alternator is bad, than my money is on fried belt but there are so many possibilities.
 
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