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Spilt in the rubber like piece located by the brakes

There is a spilt in the rubber like tube by the brakes on my 1996 nissan sentra what do I need to do and how much will that cost me?

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  • jbrownjackie Apr 24, 2009

    I'm not for sure what it is called, but I know it is located right by the brake pads and its a rubber piece.

  • jbrownjackie Apr 24, 2009

    mybunkey: Thank you, you did answer my question, thank you for your help.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    I take it you are referring to the flex lines/hoses attached to the calipers? You doing it or having it done?

  • Curt Downs May 11, 2010

    Are you referring to the brake line, or the axle boot?

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I am guessing that you are asking about a brake hose and have noticed the outer casing is splitting. If so, the cost of the brake hose are about $20.00 each and labor runs roughly 1 hour at what ever the shop rate is plus the cost of brake fluid. So if you were coming to my shop, it would cost just under $100.00 Usually if one is, it's a good idea to look at all of them. Should more than one need replacement, there is some overlap labor figured, only in the bleeding of the brakes.
Should there be some other item you have spotted in the braking system which is rubber, let me know and I'll try to address that issue.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

  • Bill Hackett Apr 24, 2009

    jbrownjackie: Is the part you are looking at on a shaft and kind of corrugated? At this point in time you would be looking at the boot split and grease exposed.

    I think this is what you are looking at.

    The replacement cost of a new part is cost prohibitive, however, remanufactured units are in great abundance. They can be purchased form Auto Zone, O Reiley's and a host of other stores.

    They usually will cost under $100.00 remanufactured, plus the core charge until it is returned.

    In my shop, A typical charge for a drive axle replacement is $225.00 parts and labor. It naturally would vary, but it is the over all average I have found it which covers the bulk of the Japanese cars.

    Unless you are rather adept in automotive repairs, this is a job which would be better left to a professional.

    Should this not address your question, please describe as best you can, the physical configuration including the size of the part and exactly where it is located.

    I suspect. however, I have answered your question.

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