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I replaced my front brake router and brake pads today. when i bleed the front left brake, a line which im assuming is a brake line near the rear left tire burst and is leaking brake fluid. when u tried bleeding the right front brake the pedal is going right to the floor when i pump it up. and the pads arnt tighting up around the router and no fluid is coming out? would the leaking line at the back wheel be why its affecting the bleeding the front brake?

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First, there is NO Pumping of the brake pedal
involved in bleeding brakes

I think your smart enough to know you
need to replace both rear brake hoses,
before you proceed with the bleeding

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