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1991 Chevrolet Corsica Question: What can cause rear wheel to lock up on driver side in the cold?

 

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Zing17013, Carlisle, PA, January 04, 2013, 17:57
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My wheel on the driver's side locks up temporarily and I skid to a stop until I drive for a while and it warms up.

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    January 04, 2013, 23:48
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    Not so much the cold but the humidity.Common problem on Gm. J & L body cars!! Only LONG TERM FIX is to replace all brake componets on rear inclu. drums.
    I know what it is going to take!!!!!! However 91 year mod. may be able to patch the problem for a while by cleaning brakes. After you use the brakes once or twice it will dry the moisture and will be ok until it is parked again for a while.

    (No it don't have to be a leaking wheel cyl. It is a desigh flaw.)

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    Zing17013, January 06, 2013, 09:03
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    Thanks! I will have my mechanic take a look at this.

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