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Rear brake connection leaking fluid

There's a union box (or block like part)that has two pairs of brake lines coming from it, one set is on top of this block like part the other set of lines is going to the front of it, there's two nut (3/4) with rubber piece on top of each nut nut facing the rear of the part. I Fluid is coming from the right side nut. Here's my two part question; can I repair this part? Secondly; What is this part called? Thanks for any assistance that you my be able to provide!

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Sounds like the brake compensator abd yes you can change it yourself but use special spanner to undo the brake pipes ,check brake pipes for corrosion as well and when fitting new unit make sure you start off the nuts by hand all of them so they are in the bolt unit down ,if pipes will not pick up the threads on the new unit then pull the nut back a bit and with a small flat file file the bell shaped end a bit as they do compress then the nut will not pick up threads .GET stuck reply to this post

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it is called a brake caliper and brake hose.

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