Q: Rim too hot

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I was driving home and I noticed a grinding sound. I was not speeding but any time I needed to drive up a hill, the car practically slows down or crawl with that grinding sound. I applied the brakes and stopped the car, then I noticed smoke coming out of the rim of the driver's tire. I tried touching it......it was so hot. I opened the bonnet, there was nothing unusual. The oils were all in normal ranges. The dashboard did not flash any " check" notification. What can be the cause and what do I do? Thank you. Buki

My car has an automatic transmission.

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