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Old 03-26-2014, 03:13 PM   #143
sgoldste01
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Originally Posted by Udigod View Post
My 05 WRX has been sitting in my garage for about 3 weeks without moving it. While it was sitting there i was changing my whole front end body parts to the JDM ones. after i got done, i tried reversing but was stuck. i tried going forward and was stuck too (no. nothing was under my tires) my rear brakes are locked up. does anyone know how to unlock them? SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!
If you had your parking brake engaged the whole time, then your pads might be seized to the rotors. Continue doing what you already tried (engaging forward and then reverse, repeating as required) in an attempt to break the pads free from the rotors.

In the future, if a car will be sitting for a long time, don't use the parking brake to avoid this problem.
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