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Im having brake problems i have a leaky brake line cant see uo in to the spot where the leak is i think its right at the clipthat the line sits in any tips? thanks

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Steel brakes lines have a tendency to rust from the outside in, and they can chafe at the clips due to vibration etc. In my experience they always go bad in the most inaccessable place under the car. You have no choice but to replace the entire line or a section of it. Different lengths of brake line are sold at the auto parts stores but to install you will need a flaring tool and a cutoff tool. After you replace the line the brakes must be bled with the proper fluid, probably DOT4. It's a dirty job but with the right tools and a little persistance can be done by the home mechanic.

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