Help what is leaking?

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  1. amjohnson

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    I changed my oil on my 2008 Toyota Prius it is wet in the area that I circled and red it can you please help me and tell me what is it leaking from this area there is a black plastic Square there. Capture%2B_2018-03-18-15-41-34.jpg Capture%2B_2018-03-18-15-44-36.jpg
     
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    any drips on the ground, or low fluids?
     
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    Not that I can tell.
     
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    If its red oil, its most likely transmission fluid seeping from the input shaft seal. Minor drip or just a trace on the case is nothing to worry about. If you leave noticeable evidence on the ground after you park, then it would be of greater concern and you should have the level checked and topped when you do your oil changes.


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    Or maybe have the seal repaired so you are not dogged with this for the rest of you and your cars time together!
     
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    crack the fill plug and see if anything comes out. if not, stick a finger in. if you can't touch it, add until it start to come out. measure how much you added.
    if it isn't dripping on the ground where you park overnight, it likely isn't a major issue.
     
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