rear wheel locked up on 2002 Volvo V70

car sat for a short period,left rear wheel locked up.It is not the caliper wheel will rotate just a short distance

by in Old Saybrook, CT on May 10, 2009
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by on May 11, 2009
I'm assuming you don't have AWD. There's only the wheel bearing, parking brake assembly and the caliper/pads on the rear wheel. You'll need to have the wheel removed, and the caliper and rotor, and then check the parking brake mechanism. I'm inclined to believe the something is wrong with the parking brake mechanism. Let us know what you end up finding.
COMMENT by on May 14, 2009
Bret: you were absolutely correct on giving me the right answer to my problem.followed your advice and problem was solved. want to thank you for saving me a big repair bill. You also handled this in a very professional manner. Bret,once again THANKS Herman Gernhardt
ANSWER by on June 20, 2009
I don't know the answer

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