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2001 jeep cheroke brakes overheating

I was in traffic where I was going about 65mph, while tapping on my brakes often for about 45 minutes on the freeway. soon after when I pulled off the freeway to my destination, I could smell the brakes heating up and my car was pulling to the right. Then the car and steeriing wheel started shaking. I also could not get the car to excelerate and it seemed to not be changing gears. It is an automatic.
After a 2 hour rest at my destination, the car was fine.
Any ideas????

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First off was it raining if could have debris on brake pads and rotors if not under heavy braking for that amount of time you would heat your pads to the point of burning wich the metalic in the pad gets glazed as does the rotor after cooling down it would be normal again but your brakes work with friction wich stops you as far as the pulling one or both of your calipers should be serviced to grease up sliding points one is hanging up

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