brakes locking up

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Asked by May 15, 2013 at 02:46 PM about the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

a friend o mine changed my brakes
an now they are locking up on me.
what should i do?? is this a major
problem?

5 Answers

Any brake problem is serious. Life and death serious. I do not mean to scare you, but may I ask if the 'locking up" is happening in the front or rear brakes? Let's start with that, okay?

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it was the front but ifound out the problem the brake piston seized up but i just went buy new calipers and now its all better

supermegatronitron I have checked in every couple hours to see wassup, I am truly happy to hear you got to the cause and remedy

I'm gonna buy a Cherokee Laredo 1996 and the back brakes locks up in a while the previous owner its starting should I buy it and what's the problem with it thanks

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Drum brakes can lock up. If that 96 has anti-lock this should not be happening. I would replace the shoes or at least adjust them.

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