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After the car was parked for 3 weeks the left rear

After the car was parked for 3 weeks in July the left rear wheel will not turn.Feels frozen.

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The brake is probably frozen, take the wheel off and free up the brake. If you have rear disc brakes, you need to remove the caliper and compress it with a clamp.

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