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Repairing a Brake Line

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Preparing to Replace a Brake Line
New brake line vs old.

Brake line ready to install.

photo by matt wright, 2007
Your brakes are very important. Brakes are no place to get skimpy. If you need to replace a broken, brittle or leaking brake line, do it sooner rather than later.

What you'll need:

  • Brake fluid
  • New brake lines
  • Open end wrenches
  • Clean rags

Before you begin, be sure your car is safely supported on jack stands. Remove the wheel and you're ready to get busy.

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