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1990 Accord - Leak under car (while idle - drips) - clean light color. Looks like oil but sweet to the taste. Drips close to transmission but not red fluid so not sure it is transmission. Oil appears to have been overfilled at last servicign. Any clue?

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I had a similar situation a few years ago. I was the heater hose leaking Preston which was somewhat diluted. It too was sweet...it's poisonous, so stop tasting it. Here's how you can check a difficult leak. Take the cap off the radiator while it's running, if the leak speeds up then it's a water leak from one of your water lines to the heater which is located near the firewall. Leaks do travel. Good luck and hopefully this solves your problem, I remember how it baffled me.

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You knwo it maybe jsut from yourr aircon that mixes with the dirt on the way down. . . . did you get under the car to check where its coming from? or maybe radiator fluid? cuz all the other fluids are sticky . .

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