Originally posted by Tim Sanderson
In addition to color, you can sometimes i.d. a fluid by it's odor. Coolant smells sweet, p.s. fluid has a sharp burnt smell to it, and oil smells like oil of course.
Coolant also has a sweet taste to it. It's poisonfully delicious.
Just by looking at the pic, without access to a better pic, I'm guessing it's either engine oil or power steering fluid.