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Have 2002 s10 rear brakes wont release after taking off from

Customer Question

have 2002 s10 rear brakes wont release after taking off from stop
JA: Have you tried "bleeding the brakes" to get any air out of the line?
Customer: no happened all of sudden no work has been done recently
JA: Are you fixing your S10 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: once released replaced rear shoes drums and hardware no help
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 4 months ago.

Hello, do you have abs light on?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 4 months ago.

Does the brake pedal feel normal or stiff?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no phone call
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 4 months ago.

No need to call, ignore the popup

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
normal
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 4 months ago.

Do you know if only one rear wheel is locked or both?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
rear brakes will engage while driving
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 4 months ago.

Do you have a way to jack up the rear end?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 4 months ago.

Need to left it and check if both tires are turning freely. The symptoms you are experiencing pointis towards a faulty wheel cylinder or a propertioning valve.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
got it lifted rear wheels wont turn in neutral
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 4 months ago.

Did you check if the parking cable is activated on rear wheels?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
they are free
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 4 months ago.

Ok, Next step is to remove the drums and visually check the wheel cylinder. You should be able to take it out by moving the pad adjuster through the opening in the backing plate.