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Windshield Washer Doesn't Squirt High Enough

The windshield washer on my 2007 Grand Caravan only squirts about one third of the way up the glass. Same on both sides. Dealer was unable to do anything last time I had it in. Is this normal? They say there is no adjustment so I'm wondering if maybe the pump is not strong enough.

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  • Ed60062 Jan 31, 2009

    It's been this way since it was new. Last time the dealer had it they allegedly cleaned the jets. Shouldn't be sludge in the tank in a new car. I'm taking it back to the dealer next week and have an extended warranty which should cover it.

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The only thing that you can do to resolve this is to Replace the Washer Pump. It should go half way up at Any given time. It sounds like what you said, It is a Weak Motor. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

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    Travis Humphries Jan 31, 2009

    That's what the Warranty is For! Dodge is Usually pretty good about Fixing this Stuff. Good Luck and Thanks for the Rating!!!!

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Hi Ed,

Suggest you clean the jets with a wire, pulled out of a wire brush, whilst someone operates the w/washers, and check the pipes to the jets for kinks, also try putting the garden hose in the w/washer tank too, and given it a flush out, as there might be some sludge restricting the pump inlet.
If no joy, a new washer pump looks like the final answer.

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