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1998 brake fluid on top of fluid holder

My brakes seems to be hung up or dragging on back of truck its 2 wheel drive and cant see a problem went to check fluid and there was fluid on top of of cap there is also somekind of thing on top of cap looks like it might be part of ABS system maybe not sure I have no car knowledge other than internet and books I check out. Im single mom and I have repaired everything in my house and cars by myself with the help of library and internet so Thank you for all your help:)

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  • Tracie Crew Feb 10, 2012

    wiped off brake fluid ontop of cover/cap and will check to see if there more on there later,Have no clue what could be dragging on back wheels or brakes visually dont see anything.

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