How to remove the British tube nut that's on Brake Line


Asked by Oct 09, 2013 at 11:05 PM about the 2000 Ford Focus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi, I have a ford focus 2000 se. I'm trying to replace the the caliper and the cable that joins
to the caliper from the brake line. I removed caliper but I can't remove the "British tube
nut". I tried WD40. But still no use. what should I do.

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If you have enough safe room try heating rusty treads with mini torch and if that doesnt work go upstream from line and find "area" where you can safely cut old line and then place new one

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