Brake fluid seems to be leaking where the brake hose connects to the rotor. Do I need to change the hose or is there a larger problem?

10

Asked by Jul 24, 2015 at 03:34 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The connector at the brake calipsr seems to
have a small slit in it. Is this supposed to be
there? If so what is the purpose?

6 Answers

72,085

No ,it should not be there,and leaking.May need to replace the caliper.

10

I actually just replaced the caliper a few hours ago.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
72,085

One more question?Did you replace the brass bushing at the line connector?

72,085

Should be two brass bushing,s where line hooks up to caliper,one in front and one in back.

72,085

If slit is in the line,you will have to replace it.

10

I did not replace the bushing. That is where there is a small slit. Could this be the reason?

Your Answer

TrailBlazer

Looking for a Used TrailBlazer in your area?

CarGurus has 3,995 nationwide TrailBlazer listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Chevrolet TrailBlazer Experts

  • #1
    bigdogracer
    Reputation
    1,050
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    930
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    720
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Tahoe
801 Great Deals out of 40,246 listings starting at $1,799
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
886 Great Deals out of 72,234 listings starting at $900
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,664 Great Deals out of 158,108 listings starting at $1,850
Used GMC Envoy
46 Great Deals out of 1,802 listings starting at $1,100
Used Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT
6 Great Deals out of 921 listings starting at $1,988
Used Dodge Charger
318 Great Deals out of 36,007 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Explorer
1,071 Great Deals out of 67,950 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Equinox
1,044 Great Deals out of 78,530 listings starting at $1,843
Used Chevrolet Impala
483 Great Deals out of 31,772 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Durango
262 Great Deals out of 24,898 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,999 Great Deals out of 231,250 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Blazer
4 Great Deals out of 822 listings starting at $950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.