Q: My front right tire is smoking, and we are driving in the free way? What's going on?

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It's making sounds and also, we stopped cause we saw smoke coming out. We wanna know why this happened
My car has an automatic transmission.

You may have a wheel bearing gone bad or there is a problem from the brakes. Inspect the back of wheel to see if any road debris like a plastic bag did not get on brakes? If no debris then you either have a bad bearing or brakes are dragging and need to have both inspected. Try to jack up wheel and see if bearing is loose? If you need further assistance then have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come and check it for you.

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