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Loss of break fluid, wet driver side rear

My sons car is losing break fluid and there is now a wet spot below the driver side rear tire, what do you think the problem could be?

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    Robert Hughes Mar 09, 2016

    Wheel cylender or broken line or leaky caliper.

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Check to see if the brake line is leaking. If it’s not , it is probably the slave cylinder. Remove the wheel, take the brake drum off and you should see the cylinder. If it is a disk brake. You have the inside brake pad plunge seal leaking. Sorry I don’t remember if the brakes are disk or drum, and I don’t have my books close. Either way it is a relatively easy fix. Parts are readily available at the auto parts store.

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