Ego Power+ 21 in. mower leaking fluid

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Purchased the mower in April 2018.  It's worked like a champ all summer, but today I noticed the mower was badly leaking fluid (oil, I assume) from the underside.  I had finished cutting the rear and had moved the mower to my front driveway.  After picking up loose branches I went to start mower and that's when I spotted this...

The fluid continues to leak even after rolling the unit to my garage.  I'm not going to use it again until I get some guidance in determining what the problem is.  Please advise.
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Posted 2 weeks ago

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Where is it specifically leaking from on the underside?  Around the blade shaft?
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There’s nothing in an Ego mower that contains quantities of fluid. My bet is grass juice dripping from under the deck. I would clean the deck out from underneath and I’m sure the mower will stop leaking.
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Is it watery or oily.

Was the grass you mowed wet.
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Thanks to all who quickly responded on my problem!   I'm a bit embarrassed to admit, but your hunches proved correct.  Seems the fluid is just "juice" from wet grass.  I just had a fuel leak on a portable generator last month (suspected blown seal or gasket) and my brain jumped to a conclusion without doing much actual thinking.  This is a much better ending.  Cheers everyone!
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Happy for a simple solution.  Make sure to clean under your deck after you are done mowing to maintain performance.
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Always good to see a happy ending, Pat!

Stop by anytime you have a question, there are tons of helpful people on this forum and many problems or issues you may experience have already been discussed.
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If you sop that up you can probably sell it at a health food store for $10 a glass.
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Or just drink it yourself and get some sweet eyebrows like Juicy Jay Cornish:

https://youtu.be/iqqDoBa0JgA