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My truck is leaking all sorts of fluids. Transmission, Oil, Radiator, and brake fluid from the rear drivers side wheel. what could all of these problems be from and how do i fix them?

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1. check the hose going into the caliper or if the caliper is leaking. Try tightening the bolts on the oil pan. Be careful that you do not break the bolt head off. Look at the bottom of the radiator to see if the clamp needs tightening. Slowly tighten the clamp. To see where the oil is coming from spray some degreaser and spray it off after about 10 minutes. Then start the vehicle and let it warm up for a few minutes. Use jack stands and wheel chocks before attempting any work. A vehicle falling canruin your day.

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