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    Fluid Leak *please help*

    Guys I have an 2012 wrx and did my oil change today DIY
    While doing the oil change I notice a fluid leaking..

    I can't seem to figure where this is.. Please help. Im really nervous

    Car only has 4300k miles on it

    Saw this on the driver side area




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    it's really hard to tell where that is still under the car... looks close to the steering rack, maybe power steering fluid, or maybe you spilled some oil?

    Clean it off, spray brake cleener on it, drive a while, see if it comes back

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    Well.........is it engine oil? Or transmission oil? Or antifreeze? That would be the first question is what fluid is it. That would make it easier to then rule out other components. It should be pretty easier to find the leak on a new car. Buy a mechanics mirror.
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    Fluid Leak *please help*

    at the dealership.. for some reason they said the hose on the intercooler was loose and needed to get changed.. they are replacing it now.. not sure how it became loose... hmmmm..

    anyway thanks for all your help!

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