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CHEVY REAR BRAKES LOCK UP

1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

Brakes problem
1996 Chevy Cavalier 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 120136 miles

rear brakes lock up when brakes are pushed. Makes rear of car dive towards the ground and rear wheels lock up
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Mhr122859
November 16, 2008.



Did you or anyone accidentally drive the vehicle with the emergency brake engaged for any distance? If so, this can damage some components in the rear brake system and cause them to stick.

Have you had brakes replaced recently?

Bluelightnin6
Nov 16, 2008.