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Brake fluid leaking on rear passenger wheel

I have the wheel off and can see that the fluid is leaking from what appears to be the return line for the brake fluid. There is fluid right where the line meets the drum.

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  • edszumowski Oct 24, 2008






    Thanks for the quick reply!



    This is what I'm looking at.



    Ed

  • edszumowski Oct 27, 2008

    I still have this problem, can you tell from the picture what part is leaking?

  • edszumowski Oct 28, 2008

    Yes, but this is not the brake line FROM the master cylinder - those are metal lines running to the top of the drum. This is a rubber line returning somewhere - I can't find the part online because I don't know what to call it.



    How do I fix it, does the hose just pull out and I can replace a gasket? Or is it more complicated?



    Thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    all the fluid drains out from a whole in the brake line

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    there a hole in the brake line that's leakin fluid

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Wow what kind of mechanics are trying to help you........ sorry not to be rude just annoyed with people that profess to know anything.... that looks like your rear wheel cylinder is leaking ( very common ) pull your brake drum off and inspect... probably you will see your brakes covered with brake fluid i see this an awful lot.. if so you need to change your shoes as well..................please let me know

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    gladys_neal Jan 01, 2010

    hi there i also forgot to tell you that that particular car has a flex hose problem not letting the fluid pressure return to master cylinder. you will know this to be true when you remove the brake drum you will notice the brake shoes will be worn right off and disintegrated and the wheel cylinder popped, simply replacing the brake shoes and cyl will only last a short time.

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Ok there should be a square inlet on the end of the line you probably have to replace the gasket on it or poibly simply tighten it

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  • Erick Beckwith Oct 27, 2008

    it is the end of the line

  • Erick Beckwith Oct 27, 2008

    it i the end of your line

  • Erick Beckwith Oct 28, 2008

    yeah just pulls off call your local napa and they can get you pricing it is easier to talk to one of them they are really helpful they may even have it right in stock

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