How to Repair a Brake Line on an 85 Escort?

Answer Repairing a brake line on a 1985 Ford Escort may be a little dirty, but it should not be too difficult for most amateur mechanics. A brake line leak is usually discovered when the brakes start to f... Read More »

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How to Repair a Brake Booster in a 1985 Ford Escort?

The power brake booster on a Ford Escort works by harnessing the vacuum created by the vehicle's engine. This not only increases the force applied to the brakes, but also lessens the distance the b... Read More »

How to Flare a Brake Line Repair?

Brake lines contain the heavy loads that the master cylinder places on the brake caliper. High temperatures, vibration, age and impact can damage the copper and rubber brake lines and cause the lin... Read More »

How to Repair a Jetta's Brake Line?

Brake repair is an important task and should be accomplished in a proper and safe manner. Do no cut any corners when it comes to repairing the brake system of any vehicle. Many auto parts stores se... Read More »

Do It Yourself Brake Line Repair?

You should inspect the brake line pipes and hoses every six months for damage. Common problems on hoses include hardness, cracking, fraying or chafing. Pipes can suffer mainly from corrosion and de... Read More »