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Brake fluid pouring out from behind front driver side wheel

My daughters car, she said she started hearing a squeking noise, and the light indicator for brake pads came on. About a week later she called and said her car had no brakes and would not stop. I went over and found puddle of brake fluid under car. Added more, it just ran right out from behind drivers side wheel. I am her mom.

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  • majackson67 Dec 04, 2008

    It is the brake calliper that needs replaced. I appreciate the conformation. If I took my car or my daughters to a professional for every little thing that went wrong....The brake calliper consists of 2 bolts and the brake line. I will replace it, the pads, and then bleed the brakes. At a total cost of $130.00 versus a professional of about $400.00.


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If its the front wheel it could be broken brake line or caliper seal.
If its the rear wheel it is a wheel cyclinder or a brake line.
this car should be towed to a professional repair.

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  • Sarah Nelson Dec 04, 2008

    Wonderful, That was helpful.


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