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BRAKEING

2000 Ford Explorer • 6 cylinder 4WD Automatic •

2000 ford explorer when I put my brakes on it acts like 1 brake is locking up killing the eng I am guessing it is a rear caliper locking up couseing tire 2 lock up killing the eng
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Stone dog
April 24, 2011.



How would a brake lock up cause an engine problem?

Wrenchtech
Apr 24, 2011.
If im slowing down 2 a stop and it grabs it kills the eng restart the eng then its fine untill it happends again if thats not it my b u can give me what 2 look 4 I would app it thanks

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Stone dog
Apr 24, 2011.
Unless you have a manual transmission and not stepping on the clutch, the brakes have nothing to do with the engine stalling.

Have the brakes fully inspected to determine what the problem is with them. You may have a brake fluid leak that has contaminated the shoes.

Wrenchtech
Apr 24, 2011.