2012 Vauxhall Meriva 1.4
Whilst driving a short distance breaks come on bringing car to a standstill

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karl hughes
Driver
2 points

Problem added: Sep 8, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
When setting off on a journey the breaks lock on and bring the car to a standstill ,car runs fine through the gears.

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Meriva
Variant: 1.4
Model Year: 2012
Category: Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres
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whittingehame
Legend
14,861 points

Sep 8, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
First thing to do is check if front / rear or all brakes are locking up .
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bustedknuckles
Legend
1,855 points

Sep 8, 2020 (3 weeks ago)
You should feel some heat at the wheel or wheels that are locking on as they work through friction to stop the car which generates heat
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