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Brake line hose has hole in it

On the rear axle, ther is a junction that has the 2 rear wheels brake lines, the feeder brake line, and a rubber hose that disapears into the rear chassis. That hose has a hole in it,(possible rodent dammage). Where does that hose go? What is it for? Can I pinch it off temporarily? I have nearly no brake pedal left.

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  • nahart Nov 10, 2008

    Thanks, but for the life of me, I can't understand what that hose is for. It is the fourth line attached to the junction.

  • nahart Nov 10, 2008

    thanks,



    You are right.

  • nahart Nov 10, 2008

    thanks,



    You are right.

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The only real solution to your problem is to replace the damaged line, bleed the brakes, and check for leaks after you are done. The line should go up to the frame, and go into a small metal bracket that is welded to the frame. The hose is usually held in place by a small metal clip, and a steel brake line will thread into the end of the hose assy. where it terminates in the frame mounted brakcet.

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  • Kenny Blake Nov 10, 2008

    It may be the differential vent tube. Checkthe top of the line, if it has a plastic cap on it, then it is merely a vent tube. Easy and cheap to fix.

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