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2000 Dodge Durango Question: Mechanic- blown brake lines undetectable because rotted inside-out,possible?

 

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RussTMo, Staten Island, NY, December 17, 2012, 00:35
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Rear brake lines blew on hwy while out of town. Brake lines in both zones heavily corroded. Vehicle bought new,serviced every 3 months by same mechanic> Repair fixed out of town

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    goodguy December 17, 2012, 06:32
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    it is possible but not likely brake lines rust because of weather conditions you should have the vehicle udercoated

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12262 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 17, 2012, 06:34
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    under coating will not help now. sorry. have total under carriage insp for other damage while repl brk lines,im sure there are other issues

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    your.mechanic December 17, 2012, 09:04
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    IMPOSSIBLE and UNLIKELY to have brake lines rust FROM THE INSIDE!!! Outside, yes, for sure but definitely not from the INSIDE, it is filled with brake fluid!

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