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I have a busted rear brake line on my 97 Malibu(V6). Stranded outside city limits. In order to ger into town I need to disconnect rear line at the master cyclinder. Is it the front line for the front brakes and the rear one for rear brakes or the other way around? Please help. I only have 1 small bottle of brake fliud and am just a few clicks from a service station.

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Disconnecting the line won't stop the fluid from leaking out. Your best bet would be to use a pair of Vise-Grips and pinch the line off where it is broken. You'll probably have to pinch it a couple of times to get it to stop leaking or only seep a little and make sur the pliers are as tight as you can get them usung the square flat part of the jaws to cover the line. Hope this helps.

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