A fluid leak may be noted from the axle area. Red fluid is from the transmission. Brown fluid is from the power transfer unit (PTU). Leaks are commonly from the axle seal and/or PTU cover seal. Leaking seals should be replaced as necessary.
Average mileage: 81,857 (14,000–145,000)
Drive Trains affected: AWD, FWD
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