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Leaking brake fluid

I have leak ,where the emerencgy brake is connected, there are two cable or lines, how do I disconnect the cables,or is there a brake line there, how do repair?

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  • younghans Jun 17, 2008

    my 1998 has the exact* same problem as Jamves's. I'm 79, ill so its necessary to find an answer to this problem. my brake fluid leaks 99% out on a 3 or 4 miles drive.. thanks for any help you can give me. waltfr5@aol.com *spot

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Well I have a '96 Ford Taurus and it has the same leak in exact location. Why the heck does FOrd make such **** lines and out of steel which is not covered well to protect from external weather effect. Damn Ford engineers. Well the easiest solution it to look for a similar vehicle with a brake line that is not rusted out and hopefully one that has no hole. Then remove all the fasteners and switch it with your bad one. This is easier than buying new pipes and bending them to fit your bad one......try it.

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My brake fluid leaks out (or i noticed it dripping out. a 3 or 4 mile drive is enough to just about empty the brake fluid resivior). for the first time in years i used the hand brake and thats when i noticed the fluid leaking. its a 1998 taurus. my problem appears to be same as jameve's post of 5/25/08. anyone offer any help regarding this? waltfr5@aol.com i have seen no posted solution on this?

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