Having problems with your 1996 Toyota Camry ?

Parked my 96 camry one day and when I came out 3 hours later, I noticed dark brown liquid all over the ground under my car. Figured it was coolant so I put more in it. Drove about three miles orSo and the car overheated and shut off. Steam was all over the place. Got towed home. The next day I flushed radiator and then noticed a bad leak somewhere near the passenger side wheel. What could it be and how do I get to it?

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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Like you ---we have no way to know what it would be,
so don't know how to get to it

Can't even guess at that one.
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