Operating fluids

Asked by Aug 21, 2009 at 07:05 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta Trek

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

what is the metallic silver liquid dripping from bottom center of engine? I was pulling out of parking spot when i heard a squeal then a clanking sound that got worse as i added more throttle. I then noticed a constant drip that slowed down after engine shutdown.

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I'm sorry to answer you this but, there is not silver metallic fluids in a car normally. and the main reason you find metallic fluids in a car is because the fluid is full of metallic dust due to excessive wear to a mechanical part, could be the transmission that has damaged gears or the engine oil become metallic if the main bearings are finish

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