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wagonman100 
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Loc: Baltimore, MD
Reg: 11-27-04
07-23-21 01:02 PM - Post#2823774    
    In response to Impalas4ever

I agree. Look at the connection in the wheel cylinder to see if the mating surface for the flare looks good too. I replaced a brake line on my truck back in October. I bent the line, cut it to length, formed a new flare on the end the connected to the front rubber hose. Worked perfectly. Then about a month ago it started leaking. I took it apart, cleaned everything and checked the flare. Everything looked great but I could not get it to stop leaking. I cut the line a bit shorter and reflared it and it stopped leaking. So even if the flare looks good it might not seal for some reason. Even cleaned up with no fluid coming out of it the flare still looked perfect. No cracks in the line either.
Jay
Friends don’t let friends drive Fords.

1999 Silverado Z71 4X4 extra-cab short bed
1983 Malibu Fauxmad - tubbed
1978 El Camino Kustomized
1972 Monte Carlo
1957 210 handyman wagon
1957 Nomad sport wagon
1957 Cameo Carrier

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