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2001 dodge neon rear brake problem

I have 2001 dodge neon and recent the back brakes seem to be sqeaking really loud. Yesterday I got in the car and one of the back wheel was stuck it would not more at all. All it did was drag while the other tires werre rolling. Now i cna't use the car.I'm thinking that the back main brake locked but have never delat with this so I'm jst taking a guess can anyone gvie me some feedback on this matter.
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On the back of the brake plate you will see a slotted hole. this is the brake adjuster. take a butter knife or a "brake spoon" and turn the adjuster wheel inside until the brakes release.

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