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Washer fluid leak

Washer fluid is leaking when the car is just sitting, i dont beleive it is the pump or a crack in the reservoir. Any other solutions?

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The lines could be dry rotting or just a pin hole can do it but it does sound like somethings loose on the reservoir

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