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I have a 2006 jeep wrangler x. I've recently noticed that there is brake fluid leaking out of the brake drum on the drivers side rear tire. Is there any common problems with that for the make and model?

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It's not a Jeep or model specific problem. It would seem to be that you have a bad wheel cylinder that has started leaking. When that happens the brake fluid coats everything on the inside of the drum making that brake work poorly or not at all. Definitely something to get fixed sooner rather than later.

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