This special tool is made to straighten the 1/4-in. brake line when it is bent.
Inspecting brake lines should be part of every vehicle inspection.
Andrew Markel discusses the reasons brake lines corrode, and available options for replacement.
Now more than ever, people are keeping their cars longer, new road de-icers are eating lines like never before, and brake line pressures are higher due to ABS and stability control systems. In short, today’s automotive landscape is a perfect storm for brake line replacement.