Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Brake Hose. Please follow the instructions carefully.
Things You’ll Need:
- Floor Jack
- Drain Pan
- Flare Nut Wrench
- Jack Stand Set
- Brake Fluid
- Brake Hose
- DIY Costs: Est. $76.21 parts only
- Shop Costs: Est. $241.74 parts and labor
- Secure your vehicle on a flat surface. Apply parking brake.
- Break the lug nuts of front wheels loose before jacking up your vehicle.
- Using a floor jack, lift the front of the vehicle up. Put logs behind the rear wheels.
- Secure the vehicle on jack stands to ensure your safety.
- Take the front wheels away by removing the lug nuts completely.
- Look for the brake hoses connected to the brake calipers. And locate the damaged one.
- Put drain pan under the damaged brake hose. Disconnect the brake hose from the metal brake line.
- To avoid dripping of fluid, put a stopper on its edge.
- Take the brake hose out by removing the banjo bolt. Also remove the copper washer.
- Take a new brake hose and connect it to the brake caliper along with new copper washer. Secure the brake hose with banjo bolt.
- Take the stopper away from the metal brake line and connect it with the new brake hose. Secure them properly to avoid any leak.
- Add new brake fluid to the master cylinder reservoir.
- Bleed the braking system properly to ensure that it works perfectly.
- Examine the brake hoses for any sign of leaks. Take a small drive and make certain braking system is properly working.