“Something’s Burning,” Disney Ride Malfunctions With Guests Onboard

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Disney World Ride Malfunctions

Credit: @bickeythemouse

A popular Disney World ride recently malfunctioned with Guests aboard.

Walt Disney World Resort is home to four magical theme parks in Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. When visiting, Disney Park Guests are treated to all kinds of magic when riding their favorite attractions, experiencing iconic entertainment offerings, and partaking in food that simply can’t be experienced anywhere else than Disney.

EPCOT cosmic rewind with spaceship earth
Credit: Disney

However, just because Disney World is the “most magical place on earth,” that doesn’t mean that technical difficulties and mistakes can’t arise.

User @bickeythemouse recently shared a video on TikTok of a breakdown that happened on the EPCOT ride Test Track.

Disney gotta do a month of maintenance tbhhhhh #ridefails #epcot #testtrack #disneyfails #themeparkrides#disneyfyp

@bickythemouse

Disney gotta do a month of maintenance tbhhhhh #ridefails #epcot #testtrack #disneyfails #themeparkrides #disneyfyp

♬ original sound – bickythemouse

As you can see in the video, the car is completely stopped and a Disney Cast Member is providing maintenance with the hood popped up. You can hear one Guest sharing that they can “smell something burning,” but there was never any confirmation of a fire or anything of the sort.

The Guests certainly will have a unique story to share with their families and friends. In a follow-up video, the Guest shared that the worst part of the breakdown was being stuck at a “really uncomfortable angle” for more than 20 minutes.

If an evacuation had needed to be done, Disney Cast Members have been expertly trained in Guest safety and at no point during this experience were any Guests ever in any danger.

Test Track
Credit: Disney

Disney’s official description of Test Track reads:

Take the Ultimate Test Drive

Cruise over to the gleaming Chevrolet Design Center to create your own virtual concept car. When you’re done, buckle up in a 6-passenger “SIM Car” and take it for an exhilarating spin on the test track. 

Rev through rough terrain and obstacles along the winding circuit. Accelerate through straightaways, maneuver switchbacks through inclement weather, hug curves banked at 50-degree angles and scale hills up to 3 stories high. 

Reach speeds of up to 65 miles per hour as you put your car through its paces. After each test, check the scoreboard to see how your vehicle performed!

Have you ever been broken down on Test Track? Let us know in the comments!

Visit the official Disney website to plan your next magical vacation to Disney World’s water parks, four theme parks — Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios — and the Disney Springs shopping and dining district! Or, how about a trip to Disneyland Resort to experience the Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure and the iconic attractions at Disneyland Park?

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