Brake lines

How To Replace Brake Lines?

Similar in complexity to the replacement of brake pads, lines and hoses are reasonably straightforward. This process can be executed with a minimum of muss and fuss, although you should be prepared for several hand tools and affiliate support systems.

These include:

  • Jack
  • Jack stands
  • A set of wheel chocks
  • Collection of crescent/box-end wrenches in varying sizes
  • Collection of flat-head screwdrivers
  • A socket set
  • Can of brake cleaner
  • Can of brake fluid
  • A set of plastic gloves

To begin;

  1. Jack the vehicle up
  2. Chock each wheel other than the lifted corner of the car
  3. Install a jack-stand
  4. Drop the vehicle down on the jack-stand
  5. Identify the line fittings/clips at each brake caliper
  6. Loosen the line fitting nuts at the brake caliper (fluid may seep from the fitting itself)
  7. Remove the retainer clip
  8. Loosen the other end of the line and remove the like itself
  9. Install the line on one end and lock it down
  10. Install the other end of the line on the caliper and reinstall the retaining clip
  11. Lock the down the nut
  12. Repeat accordingly
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How To Replace Brake Lines?
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How To Replace Brake Lines?
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Similar in complexity to the replacement of brake pads, lines and hoses are reasonably straightforward. This process can be executed with a minimum of muss and fuss, although you should be prepared for several hand tools and affiliate support systems.
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