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Im getting a brown liquid dripping from my exhaust...

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If the car is running ok and there is no water in the oil i would say it is condensation mixed with rust.

Posted on Jan 10, 2011

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THAT IS JUST CONDENSATION IN THE EXHAUST...NORMAL IN COLDER CLIMATES

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