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No water from screen washer Ford Focus C-Max TDCi 54 reg

Hi, My front and back screen washers have just stopped working, the water reservoir is full and the pump seems to be working okay but no water comes out of the front and back washer jets, How do you get to the water reservoir inside the engine compartment to check if the pump filter is blocked, l have looked inside where you fill the reservoir up and there is a black cover with 4 screws in it and a bolt holding the neck of the filler pipe, What is the best way to remove the pump from the reservoir. Can anybody help me. Thanks.

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  • John Jan 25, 2009

    Hi TL Rogue, lt's chucking down with rain at the moment, l will remove the wheelarch liner during the week to try to unblock the washer pump, l will let you know if it does the job, Have you got any ideas where l might get a Repair Manual for my car Ford Focus C-Max LX TDci 54 reg, Thanks again jdnew.

  • John Feb 07, 2009

    Hi TLRogue,

    Thankyou for the info, l removed the washer tank and the pump was blocked, after washing the tank out and replacing it l filled it with fresh Car Plan windscreen washer it worked, front and rear jets A 'OKAY, Thanks again, jdnew.

  • Kirk May 11, 2010

    is it possible that the washer fluid is frozen?

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Washer jets are clear but after the cold weather no water coming out and pump making no noise is pump knackered if so how do u get at it and is it a quick fix

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The pump is located behind the front bumper (fender). You can gain access to it by removing the front part of the inner wheel arch.

TL

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    Craig Davies Jan 25, 2009

    not off the top of my head, however theres not too many problems with those cars. EGR valves stick now and again apart from that, i go to more with petrol in the diesel. If you have any problems, just post it and i'll give you a hand.



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