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Leaking brake fluid from the right rear tire

When I put brake fluid in my 2000 expedition the next morning its a small amount of fluid behind the right tire. What do I need to have replaced? is it safe to drivr

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First its not safe to drive and second I think you have a brake line that has a hole rusted thru it.If the brake line is not rusted I would take a look at the brake cylinder seals.

Posted on Mar 27, 2014

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SOURCE: no brake fluid flow to right rear brake

neither have I, but no it is not repairable you would just have to replace it.

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 gmc both rear tire oil leakage.

You are correct, it's not brake fluid. Check the level in your rear axle, it sounds like you have bad seals in the axles allowing the rear differential gear oil to leak inside the brake drums.
This is a heavy weight oil, 80 or 90 weight. This leakage will ruin your brake pads, and if enough leaks out, your rear differential will blow. The seals aren't expensive, but it's a lot of labor to pull everything apart to get at the seals, plus new rear brakes. My Ford ( and I'm sure your GMC) require removal of the rear axles to change the seals. Good Luck! countrycurt0

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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SOURCE: fluid leak on rear right side near tire.

if it is sure break fluid. then you have to change break master cylinder, if your car rear wheel drive that might be shaft oil and vibration come from a worn rear wheel bearing.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Front driver side wheel is leaking brake fluid all

Front brakes if they are disc it is a caliper if they are drum you havve wheel cylinders. Call the parts store give them the year and they will get you the right part

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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SOURCE: brake fluid leaking out the back left tire area

you a have blown wheel cylinder replace it and the brake shoes bleed the system and your good to go

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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