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Leaks red fluid, hesitates on take off sometimes

Is leaking red fluid on the driver side in the front and also hesitates when pulling off. Cadillac say its the trans. Dealer where i got it says its the power steering pressure line hose

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This is tranny fluid. ive had the problem myself. its most likely a hose that goes from the tranny to the tranny cooler that is located at the front of the car and is sometimes part of your radiator. get this fixed ASAP

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HAve you checked the power steering fluid too see if its low?
Sounds like a power steering pump or hose,which would cause a hesitation.

Is the car hard to steer?Any noise when going left and right.

good luck. check out the power steering fluid level before a transmission rebuild.

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