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Q: Leak in the brake line

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I have a leak in one of the brake lines on my car.

A: Hello. With brakes being one of the more im...

Hello. With brakes being one of the more important systems on a vehicle, the vehicle should not be driven until it’s repaired. I assume you know approximately where the leak is since you are seeing the result of the leak. If it’s the rubber line that is leaking, I would recommend replacing all the rubber lines since they are all the same age. If it’s a solid line that is leaking, then leak the leaks should be cut out and repaired using proper steel fitting and 45 degree double flare mating surfaces. Once the leak is repaired the system must be bled to eliminate any air in the system. I suggest having a certified mechanic diagnose and repair the leak and then bleed the system for proper operation.

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