Q: Q: Leak in brake line

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There is a leak in the brake line.

Brake lines can burst from being too rusty and thinning out. They need to be removed without damaging any other existing lines. The brake lines then need to be re-flared by hand or bought pre-flared and bent before reinstallation. A proper inspection should be performed by a qualified technician in order to pinpoint the specific location of the leak and and replace the broken lines if necessary.

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