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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 04-05-2019, 12:51 AM
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Originally Posted by dugndeep View Post
I'm having that same problem on a new front driver's side 2001 Taurus brake line to where as I can't get the banjo bolt tight enough to keep it from leaking,it's a Dorman replacement that come with 2 regular flat supposedly copper crush washers that don't have the circle's on them.Plus their not as thick as originals.
Any suggestions as to where to get some better crush washers?
Also double check that the plane that the bolt is crushing onto is actually flat. Rust/bad cleaning can put a bevel of sorts into it and it will never seal again no matter what.

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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 04-06-2019, 12:01 PM
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I have rarely re-used a crush washer with success.
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