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Washer fluid not coming out of nozzles

I drained the resevior, pump works, disconnected the line closest to the nozzles and the fluid comes out great. When i reconnected everything just a tiny bit of fluid came out of the drivers side nozzle from one hole. Now nothing...could this just be a simple nozzle replacement?

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  • apoepping Jan 19, 2009

    How do you reset the nozzle bearing?

  • apoepping Jan 19, 2009

    Tried that and it still isnt working...might need to just replace the nozzles

  • holtzmeg Mar 29, 2009

    I can't get the washer fluid to come out. I don't even hear the pump. I have looked at everything and cleared the nozzles with a needle and nothing. Not sure what to do.

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Before you replace the nozzle, take a sewing needle and clear any dirt in the nozzle bearing, that is where the water come out of the nozzle. Then reset the nozzle bearing. If that fails to work, then source a new nozzle for your vehicle.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

  • James Raymond Williams
    James Raymond Williams Jan 19, 2009

    Resetting the screen washer nozzle. The bearing has a small hole in it. Working from the screen side of the nozzle and using the needle, softly poke the bearing inside the nozzle. You will find a small hole where the water comes out onto your screen. With the needle you can set the bearing by moving it from one position to another.

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