Passenger rear tire locks up

Asked by May 19, 2017 at 06:21 PM about the 1994 GMC Sierra C/K 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Passenger rear tire locked up but when break pedal
is applied it unlocks for a brief moment then locks
up again any ideas

3 Answers

261,955

Might be a defective brake hose to a caliper, or even the parking brake linkage binding up. Have it checked out before replacing parts.

27,815

SURE REMOVER THE REAR TIRE AND PULL THE DRUM. ANY WET/BRAKE FLUID LEAK...SPRINGS TO WEEK/OFF/BROKEN...BRAKE SHOE COME UNDON....WHEEL CYLINDER BORE INSIDE BAD ....KELLY

104,375

Seen these happen a lot, so far 8 out of 10 have been a leaking axle seal, differential grease getting on the brake lining. most obvious sign is a fluid ring on one or both of the rear tires.

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