Do I need to replace
the whole brake line
or just the part
where it is leaking
it's leaking from
middle of the car
towards the back
wheels Is it feasible
to replace half of it
or all of it
Can I replace half the brake line that's leaking or do I have to replace the whole brake line on a 96 Mercury Cougar
With the proper tools you can just replace the section that is needed.
You could use a flair tool or use compression fittings. This web page is for VW's but the information will help you with your car --- http://volksweb.relitech.com/brakeln.htm
I would use a compression fitting with the metal beads that don't require O rings. Anything wrong with that?
A tubing cutter is much better than a hack saw.
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