Q: Would a broken or disengaged e-brake cause my car to make a rubbing noise while driving at low speeds and reversing?

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My e-brake is broken and will not engage. The brakes have been changed for the front assembly, so this is not the problem. My car makes a low grinding/rubbing noise as I reverse or drive at a low speed (10-15mph) . The bearings seem to be ok, but the only problem that I noticed is that the e brake is broken and wont engage. Will a broken e brake or drum cause the grinding?

My car has 190000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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