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Q: Brake/wheel locked

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The left rear brake/wheel is locked.

A: Hello. There could be a few causes for the ...

Hello. There could be a few causes for the wheel being locked up. If the car has been sitting for a while or if you live where there is snow, the drum could be rusty inside, not allowing the drum to turn. The wheel cylinder or brake shoes are excessively worn or damaged - now allowing the brake to release. The last thing is that if you use your parking brake, one of the cables is binding and not allowing the brake to release. You may need the aid of a mechanic to diagnose the failure of the brake system.

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