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It sounds like you need new brakes IMMEDIATELY! Driving it like this could be a safety hazard. I would have it checked by a reputable and qualified mechanic / repair shop ASAP>

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If you have rear drums it could be just brake dust take it in to have a look

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It sounds like you need brakes IMMEDIATELY! This could be a safety hazard as well. Have a reputable and qualified mechanic / repair shop check them ASAP.

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