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Brake line under master cylinder rusted and spraying fluid

Oh mannn! It looks like I will have to remove all four brake line connections, then remove the MC unit to even get at this line. Should I order the parts from a dealer that are already bent? What about all the other rusty lines.....? If I try doing just the one leaking that goes into the firewall towards the rear, where does the line end for me to disconnect it to replace with new? The manual doesn't give detailed info. Can you give me some help????
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Replacing rusty brake lines is a nasty job, but u can do it yourself and save a ton of money. A while back, someone else asked this question and decided to have a garage do it, and it cost $1200. U can purchase different lengths of brake line at any auto parts store, along with connectors to join the lines together. The dealer won't have pre-bent lines for a car that old, but u can buy the different lengths necessary to replace the rotted line. You'll have to follow the line to see where it ends, which may be quite a distance away. The problem is, by the time u have to replace a line, they all need to be changed. The labor cost is high, but u can purchase the lines at a low cost. Get the car uo on jack stands, soak the line connections w/ wd-40 or some penetrating oil for a day (or more if possible) to help in removal. Replace a section at a time w/ lines u bend to fit as u go.Good Luck

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