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Old 02-19-2007, 11:36 PM   #1
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There is a new puddle in the garage under the car. Its towards the front and slighlty off center towards the drivers side. I checked all the fluids and they are all fine. The liquid looks reddish on the floor, but when i touch it and have it on my fingers its clear. I got underneath the car and on the engine cradle is seems to be engine oil. This is really stumping me.
I am taking the car to the dealer later this week. Just wanted to see if anyone has had a similar problem.
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When was the last oil change... redish oil? hmmm i would think this is trans fluid not oil.. get it in ASAP and have them go over it good.
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Power steering fluid?
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The oil was changed 3 months ago by the dealer. Car maybe only has 1500 miles since. It only started dripping in the last week or so. All fluids seem fine. The car is going in for service tomorrow. Its towards the front of the engine, drivers side so i dont think it could be power steering. Well i will let everyone know when i get it back.
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I'd say trans fluid, probably leaking somewhere along the trans cooler lines.

Assuming of course the GXP has a trans cooler (my guess is yes)
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Got the car back last night. Turns out it was the front engine cover gasket and it was leaking antifreeze. Never heard of that before, but the car is all fixed now.
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