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Old 01-12-2016, 05:45 PM   #1
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Anyone no on the frame what that clear oil like substance is. I wanna say it looks like transfer case oil. Cause on the ground my street isn't level so I see this clear oil substance in the middle of the ground all the way to where the running board is. It'* in the middle dosent smell like trans fluid. What every it is, its causing my truck to drive like crap. No check like engine any thoughts?


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If you're leaking that much fluid, you're bound to find a fluid that'* low, and that should give you a place to start. Power steering, brake fluid, transfer case oil, and differential oil can all fit your description.
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And can you please elaborate on 'drive like crap'.
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Well with my stalling issues I'm having and th e way my truck shifts . After a hard acceleration it with stall out. Even if I have a quater tank. Now I notice 20 dollars gives my half a tank when it should give me a quater tank since I have a 32 gallon. Now my tans slight revs before it shifts into gear. I've been reading that a throttle position sensor can cause this Bucking and Jerking/Hesitation while Accelerating. I have a drive by wire throttle body and no check light for anything. Example of a bad part with no check light I had to change my coolant temp sensor cause it would read only a quater. That code would of read P0128 if the light came on for it. I change it can fix the issue. Now if I change my throttle position sensor u think that could fix my issue I have 176xxx
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That'* what my trans fluid looks like it not burnt looking it'* like a brownish red tone to it. My truck is on a slightly uneven street so that'* why it looks a lil low
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Come to think of I hold my hood open and there'* a slight whine sounds like it'* near the power steering reservoir. But an idle pulley can make a noise that my put a strain on other pulleys. That'* a thought I had. And also since I haven't change my spark plugs could that possible cause the stall or Hesitation or does that seem like a fuel issuse.
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Come to think of I hold my hood open and there'* a slight whine sounds like it'* near the power steering reservoir. But an idle pulley can make a noise that my put a strain on other pulleys. That'* a thought I had. And also since I haven't change my spark plugs could that possible cause the stall or Hesitation or does that seem like a fuel issuse.
Get it on LEVEL ground and check all of your fluids. That whine may be your power steering fluid is low. Also, if you can't remember when your spark plugs were changed I think that would be a good place to start.
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Here we go



Doesn't look good at all
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Engine running poorly.
Leaking clear fluid.
I'm thinking coolant fluid is leaking

Low coolant can cause the engine to run poorly because the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor isn't sending accurate info to the pcm. Check to be sure the coolant is at the proper level.

Check the 'quick connect' couplers on the heater core. When they develop leaks, the coolant will drip down and appear like the pictured above in post #8.
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That'* good cause the trans and coolant fluid look the same. I am low on coolant so that has to be leaking back,looking like it'* trans fluid seeing where the leak is at its in the middle where the trans is.
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