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That smell is caused by the panel and/or feeder cable overheating due to excessive current draw. This is a FIRE HAZARD!!!!!!! The electrician did you no favor by putting in a new main breaker. The old one was tripping to protect the wiring from overload. You should have had a whole new panel installed that could handle the load.

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