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 »

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 »

How to Repair a Leaky Brake Line?

Just like any part of your car, brake lines are subject to wear and tear. As a result, they can develop leaks over time. The leak may not be bad at first. However, if left unattended, a leaking bra... Read More »

How to Repair a Rusted Brake Line?

There are two ways to repair a rusted brake line and it all depends on how much of the line is rusted and where. If the vehicle has been up north and the salt has gotten to it to the extent that mo... Read More »