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Left rear brake gradually froze up. Will go reverse but completely frozen forward. Messing with the footbrake has not produced results. brake light is on. Is this a drum/brake problem or a parking bra

Dragging onto pavement did not release. Accelerating did not release. As I said , it will go in reverse. Tried tapping brake with rubber mallet to no effect.

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    antiflagx911 Dec 13, 2012

    Could it be the Diff? I spoke with my mechanic and he said if fluid out or otherwise it could be the diff. ALSO it hasnt been hammered on yet or tweaked my bad. Would this be a diff issue possibly?

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Is the e-brake light on in your dash board?

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    antiflagx911 Dec 12, 2012

    Assuming the big red BRAKE light is parking brake, yes. But the other wheel is fine.

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CAR BRAKE PROBLEMS



It can be issue with master cylinder or the problem is there is still some air there in the system that has to be bleed. Or else the parts replaced are not aligned properly/.I suggest everything back.


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Brake pedal stuck?

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How to service Drum brakes?

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What type of problems usually noticed on Drum brakes?

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How to test Drum Brakes?

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Brake Bleeder Screw Function?

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Toyota Tundra: Parts diagram to replace Brake Drums?

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Squeak and grinding sound is heard when brakes are applied?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/squeak-and-grinding-sound-is-heard-when.html

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Brake Pads Inspection on Acura Integra?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2011/11/brake-pads-inspection-on-acura-integra.html

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How to remove Brake Pads on Acura Integra?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2011/11/how-to-remove-brake-pads-on-acura.html

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How to remove Brake Disc Rotor on Acura Integra?

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Brake Caliper OVERHAUL on Acura Integra?

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How to remove Brake Caliper on Acura Integra?

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How to remove Parking Brake shoes on Acura Integra?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2011/11/how-to-remove-parking-brake-shoes-on.html

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How to remove Parking Brake Cable on Acura Integra?

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These details will help.

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Posted on Dec 12, 2012

  • antiflagx911
    antiflagx911 Dec 12, 2012

    god i hope its not super complicated, this is a cheap car and ill end up having to get my mechanic out there and possibly change the drum? new ones are sitting in the trunk. Also possibly the footbrake cable didnt come off that wheel?

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