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Old 01-21-2018, 09:08 PM   #1
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Brake line broken 2013 36fb

The T fitting brake line to the rear wheels came loose and caused the brake line on rear drivers side of the trailer to break at the fitting. Is this something I can do myself or would a mobile unit be able to fix this? We are currently parked for 8 weeks.
I cannot find the reservoir for the brakes. The only reservoir I can find is in the front compartment by the batteries.

I am not very mechanically inclined but there are others in the park willing to help. Is this advisable?
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Old 01-21-2018, 10:48 PM   #2
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I have a FB also with aftermarket disc brakes & the reservoir was mounted in the propane compartment on the drivers side up high to the left, if yours were factory brakes I don't know where put the reservoir.
As far as someone helping, you betcha! Just realize brake lines require special flares on the tubing for which you can borrow/rent the tool from some automotive stores along with brake line fittings if you have to splice in a piece.
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Old 01-23-2018, 12:47 PM   #3
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My disc brake system was add on and my pump reservoir is on the frame under the LP storage compartment'

In addition to making a new brake line you can buy pre made lines and coil up the excess to make it work.
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Old 01-23-2018, 02:53 PM   #4
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The factory disc brake reservoir is part of the actuator and looks like this (our 2013 36RL had it behind the batteries:
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Old 01-23-2018, 03:36 PM   #5
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Mine is same as Atom Ant. 2013 36RL
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Old 01-23-2018, 07:21 PM   #6
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Thanks. It was staring right at me and I wasn't "clung"in. Working on the problem now.
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Old 08-14-2018, 01:29 PM   #7
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I had another brake line burst this week. Looks like it was rubbing. It looks like it is a design flaw.
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Old 08-14-2018, 04:52 PM   #8
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I have factory disks. The first year I had my RL, one flex line was being rubbed (almost through) by the rear tire. Good thing I caught it. Redwood sent me enough parts to replumb the whole sustem. That was the good old days though...
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Old 08-14-2018, 10:11 PM   #9
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When we were having the MORryde IS installed on our '12 36RL, MORryde asked if it was OK to re-route the brake lines because or the poor job RW did.
But remember the Amish don't have much for brakes on their Buggies.
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