Q: I have thin red fluid leaking near the crank pulley when truck is turned off in my 2008 Dodge Ram

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theres thin red fluid leaking from under the crank pully when i shut the truck off. comes out quickly but stops shortly after, i lose about a shot glass of fluid every time.

My car has 101000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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