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Need to replace brake lines in 95 Deville

Is this a difficult project? If so, is it a pricey repair to have a place like Midas do it? Thanks...

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It all depends on where and/or how many? Sometimes you start out with the intent to just do one but then while into it it gets worse. You may find out that you need high pressure brake lines, wheel cylinder/s. If your unsure you might want to bring it there for an estimate. You may want to get 2 or 3 estimates, just to make sure your not getting miss led.

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