Having problems with your 2006 Ford Explorer ?

I've got a 2006 Ford Explorer that's leaking small amounts of a reddish liquid directly behind the front passenger tire. Could this be power steering fluid and what could cause this. It has 65,000 miles on it.

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

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Considering the location, this is most likely a transmission cooling line that it leaking. You should have it checked soon before you need to call a towtruck. Thank you, Dana
First check the level of power steering fluid, if its down then that's your problem. If it is low then get it on a ramp while someone turns the wheel and watch for drips.(Like a leaky house pipe liquid can run a long way from where the actual leak is so you need a good eye and a lamp).The pipes tend to rub against engine wearing it over time. You may have to turn the engine on a couple of times to build the pressure up, but i don't recommend running while your under there.
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