I noticed a leak of a clear brownish fluid from under the...

I noticed a leak of a clear brownish fluid from under the car. I coated the area with some white footpowder to determine the exact spot and it seems to be coming from right behind the lowest (to the ground) of my belt tensioner pu...

I noticed a leak of a clear brownish fluid from under the car. I coated the area with some white footpowder to determine the exact spot and it seems to be coming from right behind the lowest (to the ground) of my belt tensioner pullies I'm also leaking tranny fluid from a unknown hose on the truck behind the driver side of the engine.... I cant find where this hose connects to anything.... Is it possible it's a overflow? I have a 06 jeep grand cherokee lerado 4.6L if that makes a difference Mechanic's Assistant: Can you actually see the leak? And is the fluid itself bright red, or is it dirty? The first league I mentioned that's coming from behind the belt tensioner pulley tensioner pulley would be a pretty much clear with a hint of a brown tint to it... Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Grand Cherokee yourself? What have you tried so far? I am attempting to fix it myself yes Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? I have scoured the internet trying to figure out what this holes goes to but have no idea can't find it no parts place in store has ever seen something like it nor mechanic has been able to figure out what it's for

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Howdy from Tennessee, I'm Chris aka Moose. Who am I helping today? I'm glad you've come here to get help. I will do my best to get the answer you are looking for. I help many customers, so sometimes my replies are delayed, I will respond once available. I try to be online at 1-5 pm and 10 pm-5 am every day. The transmission only has 2 hoses/pipes that move transmission oil and they are the cooler lines going from the transmission to the radiator area. If those are not what is leaking the transmission oil then it will be the transmission vent hose that is on the top of the transmission. This would leak when the transmission fluid is overfilled or when the transmission is overheating while driven. Thank you for seeking us for help, I hope I provided what was needed. Press reply if you need to follow up. If you liked my answer please let me know so I can mark your question complete. Moose

Okay so now what about the clear/brownish fluid that is coming from by the belt tensioner pulley?
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Is this clear brownish fluid engine oil? Can you lay under the vehicle and look up to see where it is coming from?

It seems to be coming from right behind the belt tensioner pulley closest to the ground...... And I'm not sure if it could be engine oil, that was my sisspison but like I said it has no odor
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When you feel the leaking fluid, does it feel like the oil on the engine dipstick?

It has an oil like texture just not as think as that though
Automotive Expert
If itis engine oil then you need to inspect the engine to determine its source. You may need to clean the engine with brake cleaner then drive the vehicle 10 miles to be able to determine the origin of the leak. It is possible it is leaking from the front crank seal or the engine front cover.
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Checking in with you. Please let me know if you liked my answer, or need more help.

Okay so how do I know if my tranny is over heating?
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A scan tool is needed to watch the transmission fluid temperature sensor while driving to see if it is over 220 degrees F.

What kind of scan tool and where could I find one do you know?
Automotive Expert
You can purchase a scan tool from Amazon. The 600 series Foxwell tools are pretty good, fairly cheap, and user friendly.
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It's been a couple of days since you replied. I am going to mark your question complete for now. Reply as needed.

Okay so now my heat has stopped working and my temp drives way up to the hot side and will drop back down to half way when idling.... What could it be?
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For Chirs-aka-Moose, I've lost all heat in my 06 jeep grand Cherokee Laredo, I noticed a tranny fluid leak from the tranny cooler/radiator/ac condenser, I now overheat quite easily... What should I do to remedy this issue?
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Okay how do I do that
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