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Feels like the driver rear wheel sticks when making a turn

This only happens when we just start the car and maybe lasts thirty seconds. Since it only happens when first starting is it related to ABS?

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  • tvesho Mar 10, 2009

    We occasionally put the parking brake on. I cycled the parking brake about 10 times the other day. The next morning the problem was significantly worse.

  • carhob May 11, 2010

    do you put your parking brake on when you park ?



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Does not sound like an abs problem... You will need to take wheel off and actually look and see whats binding. Also check for oil leaks from brakes or axle.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

  • Richard Scordino Mar 10, 2009

    OK, while wheel is off, spray wd40 into e brake cable end and work it back and forth. Make sure any linkage associated with brake should also work freely. Still check everything in general 'till you identify something that's not right.



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