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Back wheel locked up when I was going down the road and stalled the motor

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Hello Dj.

Had this happen to me many years ago. The engine had actually seized and locked up the wheel.
A locked up (broken) transmission could also do this.
If the rear wheel itself isn't turning you will need to remove it.
Check the brake shoes, they may have come apart and jammed inside the brake drum.
Check the wheel bearings, one may have overheated and seized.
You will need to locate the problem first and then take it to the next step.
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