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hey guys i might be going crazy but i found red fluid on my front driver brake calipers and its all over my tire and knuckle i didnt think brake fluid was red ?? any ideas
 

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It's power steering fluid which is ATF hence the red color.
:beer:
 

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It's power steering fluid which is ATF hence the red color.
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yup...check your steering box, lines, as well as the input shaft area for the PS pump (DAMHIK)
 
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yep when mine did that it was the pressure fitting into the box that went bad
 
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for sure steering box connections....
Power wash the heck out of the area and fire it up and turn the wheel back and forth then check the power steer box and all connections for where your leak is!!
 

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