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Apr 16, 2016, 10:42 AM

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I have a 1998 Dodge Durango 4x4 my brake line on the driver rear side now if I disconnect and plug that portion of the line I should still have some brakes to get it to a shop rite

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Apr 16, 2016, 11:31 AM

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repair the leak, replacing a portion of brake line then bleed brakes.
Lets the bar a little - there are no short cuts on safety.

Tom Greenleaf
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Apr 16, 2016, 1:49 PM

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This is rust - right? Don't screw around and have every inch of lines checked while this one fixed or whole side replaced. Common as all get out and of course a surprise you don't need.

There's no way it would be responsible for us to suggest any fakes to drive it this way. Just know - parts are actually cheap by the roll so common but takes some time to bend them, flare ends just right in the same place old one(s) are,


Hammer Time
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Apr 16, 2016, 2:12 PM

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To answer your direct question, no do not attempt to drive it. Have it towed.

As Tom stated, this will be a project to repair as there is never just one rusty line.


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