1986 Pontiac trans am lock up back tire

Asked by Feb 15, 2018 at 12:15 PM about the 1990 Pontiac Trans Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ok i have a 1986 pontiac trans am i starts it up put it
in gear when i take off then speeds up a lil my back
tire on driver side locks up idk whats the problem
need help

3 Answers

43,085

bad wheel cylinder or flex hose, may even be a problem with the e-brake for that wheel. Service the brakes and replace the flex line, then bleed the brakes.

345

just a question...was this a problem that just happened suddenly? where you have any rear wheel issues prior to this happening?..does it lock up while just driving down the road on its own,or when you step on the brake? aslo in complete agreement with KenF

1,610

Rusted backing plate , Broken hardware , lining came un-bonded from the shoe are just a few of the possible things , Your best bet is to pull the brake drum off and look

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