No one can predict exactly when a brake line or hose will fail.
Andrew Markel discusses the reasons brake lines corrode, and available options for replacement. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
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.