My wipers work just fine but the car won't release wiper fluid
When I push the fluid release button I can hear the sound of a motor however no washer fluid, or very little, is being released. Does any one know what the issue could be or how much this issue will be to fix? Please advise.
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I had this problem last month. I was pushing the fluid button and was not hearing the motor. There could be two problems in this case. Either the unit in the steering wheel is malfunctioning, or there may have been non winter washer fluid in the pump and it froze and broke. In my case it was both, the button had to be jammed in to work, so the whole unit was replaced(turn signal and wiper control are together). The second problem was the the washer motor and is located on the drivers side, right under the washer fluid container. If you have parts laying around they are both very easy to fix.
Push the washer fluid button and hold it for 20 sec then look under the truck and seeif you see the washer fluid dripping on to the ground, if theres no sign of the washer fluid then you have a bad washer pump, which is located on the side of the washer bottle, if theres fluid dripping then you will need to follow the line, start at the washer nozzles, this is where it breaks the most, if the line is plastic you can use a peice of rubber hose that size and connect the broken line back together with the hose, hope this helps.
you will need to check all the fuses first, then remove the pop window switch and check for power at switch, and power going through switch when button is pushed, this button is on the dash, if there power then you may have a bad release motor,if your blazer does'nt have a hatch release on the dash then you will have to remove the panel on rear door and test there .
It's most likely the pump motor or the connection by the pump motor. The pump is built into the washer tank and you may have to remove the tank from the car to access the pump. Check the plug in for corrosion, if you have a 12 volt test light check for power at the plug. With the key on and the washer button pushed the test should glow until you release the button. If not, it could be the switch, or the wiring you can buy those pump motors from NAPA or other parts stores, they come with a new star washer to hold it in place. There is no time sequence on the the system, as far as I know, the washer pump should run as long as you hold the button.
The most common reason for this is low hydraulic fluid.
The noise is probably the pump running while empty.
When fluid id present it dampens that noise.
Behind the rear seat is the combination motor/pump/reservoir.
With the top in the DOWN position, fill the reservoir with ATF and cycle the system a few times as far as it will go.
Repeat until the reservoir will take no more fluid.
If that works, it is only a patch fix.
You must now inspect the lines, motor and cylinders for leaks.
The fluid does not evaporate. If it is low, you have a leak.
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it could a blockage at the spayer outside .take a safety pin and poke in the small hole outside. to check the button remove,it from the dash take a 12volt tester check to make sure you have poweon one side