Why does my 86' Volvo 240 DL feels like the brakes are on while its running


Asked by Feb 21, 2015 at 05:05 AM about the 1986 Volvo 240 DL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Volvo feels like brakes are applied while its running. Releasing the gas pedal, I feel the
car pull back or feels heavy holding back. What could be the problem here? Pls help,.

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Have the brakes inspected by a brake shop. It is usually free. It is possible your rear brakes are grabbing and not releasing properly.

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