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Brake fluid leak is seen at the rear driver side near gas tank how do I repalce this line?

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I would strongly suggest that unless you have a brake flair kit,and know how to bleed brake lines you leave this job to a mechanic.This is not the kind of job a novice should be tinkering with,unless you have an experienced friend that can help you.A brake job that is not done properly can be life threatening.Please take my advice on this ,it may not be what you want to hear but it is the truth.Good Luck

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