Ok, so I head out to the shop first thing (after biscuits, of course - we ain't heathens, for heavens' sake)...
Prep this, clean that, line stuff up, get the pre-bent line wrangled into position (removing the wheelwell liner
is a MUST for me when doing this stuff!), CHECK.
Get the new hose line and hard lines in place, snugged down, into appropriate brackets and nailed. CHECK.
Start thinking about fetching the wife and filling the reservoir - it's BLEEDING TIME, right?
Uhhh, nope... there's a small puddle on the floor, but not under where I've been working.
Then I see it - the hard line right NEXT to the replaced stuff - and it's dribbling some now, too.
Well, of course
Turns out, that's the one coming from the ABS unit next to the battery and down to a junction block on the
frame behind all this front stuff I've been working on.
I reckon that explains why I lost ALL brakes when the event occurred...
There literally were two
failures happening at the same exact time (what're the odds?).
Off that line came too and over to the real auto parts store I ran yet again, where Mark just smiled and held
out his hand...
This one cost me $19. When I started to remind him of how much the last one cost, he just grinned and said
"keep poppin' 'em".
It's all back together now and some preliminary pumping of the pedal is once again producing some pressure.
We'll bleed them once we get back from weekly errands in town, one of which will be....
Yep, you guessed it....
Buying some more damn brake fluid!!