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How can I remove the (hood mounted )windscreen washer nozzle?

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  • super_guy May 11, 2010

    some types are bolted with a nut on the underside of the hood, other styles are twisted in

  • greerjohn228 Oct 25, 2010

    Super_guy, How do you remove the "twisted in" nozzles? I tried cw and ccw with no luck Did not want to break it. Remember the nozzles are not visible from the underside of the hood after removing the insulating panel. Thanks

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  1. Open the hood of the vehicle for clipped nozzles or nozzles with retaining screws that are attached to the hood. Locate the nozzles and hoses attached to the hood. Some vehicles may require removing an insulated panel that is retained by plastic clips. Pry the clips out and remove the panel (if applicable).
  2. Note the way the nozzle is attached to the underside of the hood. Clip-on nozzles will either be attached by a single clip on one side of the nozzle and a retaining anchor on the other end. Other clip-on nozzles may have two retaining clips that need to be squeezed together (with needle-nose pliers, if necessary). Press the clip or clips inward towards the nozzle and it will pop out of the hole in the hood. If the nozzle is retained by screws, simply unscrew them with the screwdriver. If there are hose clips holding the hose to the hood, unfasten the clips (by hand) to allow more movement in the hose-to-clip assembly.

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