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I should have said what kind of leak I have brake fluid leaking from the rear passinger tire

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If you have rear disc brakes the "O" ring on the piston in the caliper is either damaged or worm or the piston bore is damaged. You can get your caliper reconditioned.
If you have drum brakes your wheel brake cylinder bore is either damaged or the seals are worn, cheaper to replace the whole cylinder with a new one.

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You mean from "near" your rear passenger tire. Tires don't have brake fluid in them...!
Take a look at the inner part where the wheel mounts to the axle. There is a brake line there, so look to see if it looks like the brake fluid is coming from it, (and that you verify the brake fluid resevoir under the hood is low) or that it might be from the brake drum area. If it's from the brake drum, you probably have a "wheel cylinder" leaking, and need to remove the wheel and drum to verify this.

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