Right rear break locked in reverse only

Asked by Jun 21, 2014 at 02:17 PM about the 2003 Pontiac Sunfire

Question type: General

I have a question and not sure how to handle it.  When trying to reverse, the right rear break is locked on and the car will drag back but not roll from the right side.  Going forward either in gear or out of gear the car rolls freely.  I tried rocking the car back and forth to see if it would release and no change.  I also pulled the break cable connecting on the back with the car off and out of gear.  There is give on the left side but not the right.  I am not sure what to do at this point.

1 Answer

108,835

I would disassemble it and take a look inside. Sounds like something might have broke or came a loose.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Pontiac Sunfire Questions

Pontiac Sunfire Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,670
#2 Joeyadams
Joeyadams
Reputation 1,310
#3 Warren0007
Warren0007
Reputation 1,230
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Cavalier
1,070 listings
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,263 listings starting at $1,593
Used Ford Mustang
396 Great Deals out of 47,365 listings starting at $1,999
Used Honda Civic
516 Great Deals out of 89,847 listings starting at $1,299
Used Pontiac Firebird
6 Great Deals out of 744 listings starting at $2,500
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
23 Great Deals out of 2,919 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
150 Great Deals out of 32,742 listings starting at $1,729
Used Chevrolet Impala
542 Great Deals out of 29,827 listings starting at $799
Used Volkswagen Jetta
412 Great Deals out of 38,071 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Camry
847 Great Deals out of 90,973 listings starting at $249
Used Nissan Altima
878 Great Deals out of 80,282 listings starting at $1,800
Used Volkswagen Beetle
136 Great Deals out of 8,997 listings starting at $1,500