It all depends on what part is leaking what fluid. Brake cylinder would leak brake fluid. Axle seal would leak gear oil.
brake fluid leaking from a brake drum indicates the brake slave cylander on that wheel is leaking and needs to be replaced you will not see the actual leak with out removing the brake drum
If you fill your brake fluid up (im assuming you know how to do this) then pump your brakes. Let it set for awhile then check the fluid level, if it is low then check under the car. there would be fluid somewhere down the side of the car where the brake lines run. (on the ground or the actual wires might be wet.) If you are losing fluid but have no leak then it could possibly be leaking into the firewall. case-an-point if your losing fluid you have a leak.
where is it leaking from?
brake pressure loss and pedal going straight to floor is mostly caused by loss of brake fluid or air in brake system look under car and on inside of wheels to see if fluid is leaking. check brake fluid level at master cylander if no fluid seems to be leaking, have the brake system bled for air. this is the simplest remedy to start with if that doesnt fix it have the brake power booster checked to make sure fluis is not leaking into that also check on firewall in engine bay round booster for fluid and on inside of cab on firewall for fluid
Brake fluid in a Toyota Sequoia could be leaking from several places. Check the wheel cylinders first as they are a common place to leak.
Seal in brake caliper is leaking and needs replacement Flexible brake line to the caliper is leaking and needs replacement
Worn brake shoes or pads. A leaking brake pipe. Low brake fluid. Air in the brake fluid pipe.
If a Mazda MPV is leaking yellow fluid then it is possible that the fluid is brake fluid. It is best to take the car to a mechanic right away.
Replace the leaking part
Brake fluid is the proper fluid. The leak is probably coming from the slave cylinder inside the bellhousing.
take it to the shop to get fixed!
You might be out of brake fluid. Our rear wheel cylinder was leaking and ran ours out of fluid and the light came on.
Possibly coming from a leaking brake cylinder. Top up fluid and take to a brake shop ASAP.
there is too much in the container If you filled the resevior with brake fluid PRIOR to replacing any of the brake linings, it will cause the fluid to "backflow" into the resevior, thus it will overflow and leak from the cap.
1988 nissan pulsar leaking brake fluid under drivers side door what is part name
You have a serious brake problem. For your own safety have the vehicle towed to the garage of your choice for repair.
As the disk brake pads wear, the callipers will retain more brake fluid. You won't necessarily be LEAKING brake fluid, but you may be needing to examine your brakes.
it is usually the rear brake cylinder that's leaking and needs to be replace on that side.
chances are its a leaking brake booster or rear seal on master cyl.
Hub seal is leaking
a leaking slave cylander is already useless. it nneds to be rebuilt with a kit straight away or completely replaced. a leaking slave cylander can cause loss of brakes in an emergency also while this is leaking , the fluid will soak into brake shoes or pads making them about useless. you may be able to remove most fluid from brake shoes with boiling water when replacing cylander. but usually u will have to replace brake shoes a leaking slave cylander is already useless. it nneds to be rebuilt with a kit straight away or completely replaced. a leaking slave cylander can cause loss of brakes in an emergency also while this is leaking , the fluid will soak into brake shoes or pads making them about useless. you may be able to remove most fluid from brake shoes with boiling water when replacing cylander. but usually u will have to replace brake shoes
Probably leaking at the rear of the master cylinder and being sucked through the boost and burned as fuel Remove master cylinder and look for traces of fluid at the bottom of booster
Rebuild the cylinders on that caliper.
The brake booster is leaking vacuum pressure. If you look under the hood its black and round and located behind the brake fluid reservoir