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Rear brake line that runs from caliper to frame needs replaced

I need to replace the brake line that connects to the rear passenger caliper and runs to the frame where it connects to the rest of the brake line. its about 12 to 16 inches long. Is the line crimped where it connects to the rest of the brake line and if it is how do i uncrimp it and then crimp the new one back on? and do you have any schematics that i could look at?

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You can purchase different size (diameter) and length brake lines at an auto parts store. They are inexpensive. The lines are already 'flared' to be connected to another line, all you have to do is disconnect the old line, and attach the new one. Spray the connections several times a day for a couple of days to make them easier to separate. you will also need to bleed air out of the replaced section for the brakes to work properly.

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