Locked right front wheel?

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  1. mudrat

    mudrat New Member

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    Hi there,
    I have just received a 2005 Prius for my daughter. In checking it out, getting ready for inspection, I noticed I can not rotate the front right wheel. With front jacked up and both wheels off the ground, transmission in neutral and brake pads pushed back off the rotor, I can not spin the right wheel. Left spins easily.

    Is this normal?
     
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    frozen hub bearing?
     
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    Abby Normal.
     
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    I have seen any number of brake problems causing moderate to severe wheel drag, and I have seen even more worn, noisy, and loose hub bearings; but I can't recall EVER having wheel drag caused by a bearing (or cv axle).

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