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Leaking front drivers side brake line

I just put a 4'' lift on my 1977 cj5. So I added the extended brake lines. I went to bleed the lines and found the front drivers side was leaking. I replaced the hard line to the extended line...still leaks. Thought maybe it was a bad extended line...still leaks. How do I find where the leak is? How do I fix it?

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Tried having someone step on the brake and looking at it so you can see the leak??

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Have some one step on brake while you watch for the leak. The fittings for the extention may not be the same as the OE line causing a leak.

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