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Where are the brake lines on a Chevy Camaro?

Where are the brake lines on a Chevy Camaro?

A pressure-regulator valve on discbrake- equipped cars is attached to the block and splits the fluid into two lines, one for the left front and one for the right front brake assembly. The rear brake line is a single line coming from the rear circuit of the master cylinder.

What kind of brake master does a 1967 Camaro have?

This 1967 manual brake master cylinder is original and is supposed to be finished the same way as the power-assist unit. Manual masters don’t have the hold-off valve on the side and the distribution block underneath is plumbed differently.

Where is the brake distribution block on a Camaro?

The first-generation Camaro factory brake distribution block has front and rear brake lines going into and out of it, as well as a single wire for the brake warning switch. The distribution block is located about 1 inch under the master cylinder and mounted to an L-shaped bracket that’s attached to the right-front master-cylinder mounting stud.

What happens when you bleed the brakes on a Camaro?

Once you fix the leak in the system and bleed the brakes, the pressure in the distribution block equalizes. As a result, the switchactivating piston is pushed back into the center and the brake warning light turns off. Late-model cars have a similarlooking block under the master cylinder.

Can a rear brake line be replaced on a Camaro?

If your car does not have rear disc brakes, you are done and can bleed the system. Use caution removing the steel brake line fittings, don’t mangle them up. If you have rear disc brakes, there will be a hose to each caliper from the steel lone on the axle housing. Replace both the same way you replaced the front hoses.

What should I use to replace my brake line?

They are built from a Teflon inner hose with stainless steel braid wrapped around it. The fittings are crimped on and generally coated to prevent corrosion. The stainless hoses also do not expand, as rubber can so brake feel is more solid. If it is time to replace your brake hoses, consider stainless steel.

How do you replace brake line on banjo?

Figure 2. Banjo fitting example with copper washers. The other end of the hose is connected to a hard line at a bracket. There is a clip that holds the hose to the bracket. Pull the clip off and then loosen the nut going into the hose with a line wrench.

What happens when a brake line goes bad?

Over time brake lines are exposed to the exterior elements and eventually they will rust away, creating a rupture, therefore losing braking power. If the line does fail, you will lose a substantial amount of braking performance and the brake pedal will feel spongy along with longer pedal travel.

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Ruth Doyle