[T3] Brake Hose, again...

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Sat May 3 17:37:48 PDT 2014

On 3 May 2014 at 15:52, J. Jonik wrote:

>   Question-   Can a used hose be tested by blowing air through it...or
> gently using a thin wire?   My third and last hose, and the one I just
> removed, won't let any air through, and the wire barely goes in at all
> on both ends.  Should you be able to blow through them? 

Yes, good ones will pass air or brake fluid without interference, in 
both directions. Your experience is typical. Don't bother with used 
hoses. New ones are quite inexpensive and a LOT safer.

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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