Q: Q: Is this a brake fluid leak??

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My car is 10 year old, there is a small puddle of clear fluid in the centre under the car and it's closest to the engine, it smells like old rust ( the really old pennies) and there's no oily feeling but it does leave your hands feeling sticky afterward. I tested the breaks and they work fine just crunch a little bit and can stalling affect your car

My car has 54000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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