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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Brake Pipe and Hose Inspection

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Chassis / Brakes / General / Brake Pipe and Hose Inspection

Warning:

Refer to Brake Fluid Irritant Warning.

Caution:

Refer to Brake Fluid Effects on Paint and Electrical Components Caution.

  1. Visually inspect all of the brake pipes for the following conditions:
  • If any of the brake pipes exhibited any of the conditions listed, then the identified pipe, or pipes, require replacement.
  • Ensure that the vehicle axles are correctly supported at ride height in order to maintain the proper relationship of the flexible brake hoses to the chassis.

  • Visually inspect all of the flexible brake hoses for the following conditions:
  • If any of the flexible brake hoses exhibited any of the conditions listed, then the identified flexible brake hose, or hoses require replacement.
  • Squeeze the flexible brake hoses with firm finger pressure to inspect for soft spots (2), indicating an internal restriction. Inspect the entire length of each flexible brake hose.
  • If any of the flexible brake hoses were found to have soft spots (2), then the identified flexible brake hose, or hoses require replacement.
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