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light brown, milky liquid

Old 06-26-2011
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light brown, milky liquid

I have a 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0L and it just recently started making a loud squeaking sound and leaking this light brown, milky type liquid. Anyone have any idea what it might be? And/or some quick, easy, and cheap fixes?
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You've got Oil in your Antifreeze. Where is it leaking from?
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Looks like from the radiator/ water pump area.
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Get a uv leak kit like 25$ at Autobone. Pour in the die. Drive around. Go home. Turn light on. Look for glowing
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I had the same issue on my 4.0. Mine was the passenger side CV seal leaking. It looks like chocolate milk. Hopefully thats what your leak is, its a 15.00 seal but you will have to pull everything apart to get to it
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With everyone saying its here or here, look and see where your fluid levels are before you tear into your motor. However it does sound like oil/antifreeze contamination.
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Milkshake on dipstick = popped head gasket.

Where is it leaking this poo brown fluid from?
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