If your vehicle is leaving strange stains or other visual signs behind on the driveway, use the chart below to pinpoint the cause.
Black stains with a heavy, thick consistency
Clear liquid with a smell
Brake fluid leak
Yellow, green, pink or orange-coloredstains that are lighter and thinner than oil
Crankcase or power steering leaks
Clear liquid with no smell
Just dripping water that has condensed on your air conditioner
Motor oil leak
Greasy fluid that is pink, red or clear
Power steering or transmission fluid leak
Transmission fluid leaks
Here is a troubleshooting checklist that will help you document problems with your vehicle. You can give this checklist to your counterperson, service advisor or service technician when you take your vehicle in for service.
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