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Oil? leak from under the dash

We're working on a 1990 Toyota Corolla that is leaking some kind of oil(?) from under the dash. It comes out and lands on driver's shoes and floor mat. Any ideas what it could be? It smells like oil, not brake fluid.
No one has any ideas.

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Is it your oil line going up to the oil guage if it's a manual guage it will have a small plastic line running to it otherwise an electric 1 wouldn't be leaking . if it's not that then mayby transmission fluid coming up the speedo cable could be a 20 cent o ring , if your lucky . that's all i can see leaking oil on that car

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

Testimonial: "dmfixit - thank you, Rob found the problem while we were waiting, but you were right on. It was the speedo cable. Thank you very much."

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    dwayne sagh Nov 19, 2009

    good job guys...

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