Q: My brake pads are worn thin, now the steering is locked

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Had been driving with grinding rear brakes. Now car wont move. The steering is locked. How much trouble am i in? Can this be fixed simply by changing the pads and replacing the rotors?

My car has 80000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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