Brakeing

Tiny
STONE DOG
  • 2000 FORD EXPLORER
  • 6 CYL
  • 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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Sunday, April 24th, 2011 AT 8:07 PM

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Tiny
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How would a brake lock up cause an engine problem?

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Sunday, April 24th, 2011 AT 8:36 PM
Tiny
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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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Sunday, April 24th, 2011 AT 9:40 PM
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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.

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Sunday, April 24th, 2011 AT 9:43 PM

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