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'96 Kia Washer Pump, 12Volts at both connections w/ign on.

I thought the pump was dead or not getting power, it wasn't moving any washer fluid. I checked the connection and had 12V at both terminals with ignition on but not hitting the switch for washers. Seems strange, I figured the pump only got power with switch on, not always on w/ ign.
Should I replace the pump or look into the wiring more????????

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Trying disconnecting the neg. battery terminal. it'll reset the pump.

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