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How to get the metal brake pipes out of the front calipers

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how to get the metal brake pipes out of the front calipers on a 2cv6 citroen . I hve loosened the nipples but the pipes will not pull out.please help.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

Hello

sounds like the pipes are corroded in place

there's a product which may help

which is a combination of a freeze spray and penetrating oil

so the freezing contracts the parts and opens up any gaps which allows the oil to get in and do its work

https://www.amazon.co.uk/LOCTITE-Freeze-Release-Spray-400ml/dp/B0051OD520