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I think I know the answer, but it never hurts to get another opinion. After my 30 min drive home last night I smelt a burning smell. Checked in the engine bay, no smell. So I felt the rims, only the passanger rear rim was hot to the touch, given that it was -18 C on the way home, I think I have a problem.

I figure it must be either the caliber or parking brake ceased (it's a 5spd so I use it regularly). The car rolls OK in the garage in neutral so it can't be too ceased. I'm guessing the freeze/ thaw could be the cause.

Any other possible problems it could be?

What is best approach to determine exact cause and correct problem?
 

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Make sure the brake releases back there. Sounds like it may be dragging. Sometimes the brake does not release all the way if it is very cold out. Brian
 
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