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Q: Why won't my tires spin?

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Why won't my tires spin?

A: Hi, thanks for writing in. I’d be happy to ...

Hi, thanks for writing in. I’d be happy to help. This would depend on if it is a front wheel or a rear wheel. If it is a front wheel, it is possible that the wheel bearing could be seized up preventing it from rolling. It is also possible that a wheel bearing could cause this on the rear. This vehicle is rear wheel drive so it is also possible that the wheel may not be spinning due to an issue with the rear axle. Finally, if you have drum brakes on the rear and a malfunction of one of the return springs has occurred, this can also cause the wheel to lock up. If you would like help, consider having an expert automotive technician from YourMechanic come to your home or office to inspect and diagnose this issue for you, and make or suggest any repairs as needed.

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