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Brake line leak help

Hi All,
This is for a 2003 V6 Mustang.

Around 3 years back, I had replaced the front drivers brake line that connects the brake hose (caliper) and the master cylinder. All was good until recently that I noticed a drop in the reservoir which is due to a leak right at the connection of the brake line and the brake hose. I tightened it a bit but it still leaks. Then I loosened it by a quarter turn and tightened it again. It still leaks. Maybe even worse now. Any help or pointers would be appreciated.

Thanks!


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Frequently the flare lip on steel brake lines will stress crack. The fix it replace the line or re-do the double flare on the original line.

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