Captain Packrat (captpackrat) wrote,
Captain Packrat

Broken brakes

Looks like my initial guess was right, the brake lines were apparently old and brittle and blew apart under the stress from bottoming out.  It was a good thing it happened when it did, on a rural road with no traffic only a couple miles from home.

Fortunately it's not going to be as bad as I'd feared, only $200 to install new lines, including labor.  I was fearing I'd damaged a caliper or worse, which would have been significantly more expensive.

The bad news is it will take 2-3 days for them to get the parts.  Bleah.
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