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Brake fluid leaking alot and now noticed fluid from rear tires

1989 toyota corolla. initially brake light continued to come on when fluid level was down and needed adding to. i needed to add brake fluid about once a week and now about every 2 days. now also i noticed copius amounts of brake fluid on the ground and appears to be leaking from someplace up in the rear tire area and looks to be running down the inside/underside of the rear tires. initially when i was adding fluid i couldn't find an obvious leak and thought it may be internal, but it's now obvious it's leaking outside. also want to add the car didn't have this problem until i moved from Fl to SC and also noticed it when it got colder outside. could this be an issue? Thanks for your help!

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If your car has rear drum then the wheel cylinders could be leaking and in need of replacement. If it has rear disc brakes then it could be leaking fluid where the brake hose goes into the caliper or the brake hose my be worn or have a hole in it. Or it could be a a brake line. You should have it checked because you don't want air getting into the braking system.

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