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Krown Rust Control states that they spray above the gas tank

I have used rust treatments for 4 years. Today my brakes failed and lost all fluid. I could have killed someone. Luckily I was not on the highway. My mechanic has determined the line broke above the gas tank. Cost for new lines will be 350.00. Am I totally responsible for this?

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    James Kershaw Sep 10, 2009

    Thanks for the run down the brake line. I will have to check with the mechanic about the area above the gas tank. Now I'm wondering if Krown will also have to check that area. My position is that if they stand behind their work, the line would have been coated somewhat and not have rusted to the extent it did.
    If I pursue this, I suppose I will need the mechanic to witness the location of the breakage as well as well as the condition of the gas tank. This incident potentially proves that rust protection could save lives and neglect could be fatal.

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I would check my Krown warranty.
If you have had the vehicle sprayed starting when it was new you should have NO rust.....and free brake lines.
If it was a used vehicle when you started spraying......the Krown will only slow the rust......no free brake lines.
If the top tank area is dry....no Krown oil.......again free brake lines.
Krown is a good product and does prevent rust if applied correctly.


Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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