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Rear tire seizing

One of the rear tires seizes up and does not move. Initially I thought there may be a piece of glass in the brakes (car next to mine was broken into). A friend told me to go back/forth slam the brakes, the car worked fine. Now today, I am experiencing the same problem. The rear tire just won't move. Can anyone help me?

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Check rear bearing and be sure there is enough axle grease. A seized bearing will cause the problem you describe.

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