Q: why won't the brake fluid reservoir come off? I've taken all the nuts and lines. Does the parking brake have to be off?

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I am trying to get at the nut that holds the upper ball joint assembly on. There is no room to swing a wrench so if I can get a wrench on this nut I can back it out from the other side hopefully.HELP !!

My car has 1118000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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