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So since I’ve had this car, the wiper fluid does not deploy and cover the windshield. In fact, it doesn’t even come out of the dispensers one drop. Obviously I

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Old 10-06-2019, 01:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So since I’ve had this car, the wiper fluid does not deploy and cover the windshield. In fact, it doesn’t even come out of the dispensers one drop. Obviously I had filled the resivour, but have not seen any leaking. Maybe I’ll check it after a day of sitting. Any ideas? Burned out actuator motor? Thanks.
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Check the fuse (see OM or FSM for location) and make sure the connector is plugged in at the pump.
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The nozzles have a tendency to get plugged, too.


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The tubing may be pinched. It runs under the passenger fender. Pull the plastics and take a look.

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Might as well check the Blinker Fluid too. Apparently, Nobody fills that up either.
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Might as well check the Blinker Fluid too. Apparently, Nobody fills that up either.
I was told that was self-renewing? I'm supposed to check that? Can you show me a picture of where the reservoir is?p


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I was told that was self-renewing? I'm supposed to check that? Can you show me a picture of where the reservoir is?p


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My driver side is spraying regularly or maybe even too strong but my passenger side is squirting out only a little bit of fluid. I poked the hole with a paper clip and wiped the opening with isopropyl alcohol. Didn't fix anything. Any one else had this problem before? Should I shoot some wd40 into the hole?
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My driver side is spraying regularly or maybe even too strong but my passenger side is squirting out only a little bit of fluid. I poked the hole with a paper clip and wiped the opening with isopropyl alcohol. Didn't fix anything. Any one else had this problem before? Should I shoot some wd40 into the hole?
Mine plugged up on both sides. Stealer ended up replacing them. $200. I thought my extended warranty was going to cover it.
Nope.
Now the driver's side is aimed too low. I'll fix it myself.


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My driver side is spraying regularly or maybe even too strong but my passenger side is squirting out only a little bit of fluid. I poked the hole with a paper clip and wiped the opening with isopropyl alcohol. Didn't fix anything. Any one else had this problem before? Should I shoot some wd40 into the hole?
I'm no doctor, but that sounds like the clap.

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Lol, shouldn’t have used “squirting” and use more car terms instead of “poke the hole”

But back to the problem at hand, the passenger side seems to have to pressure when shooting out the washer fluid. When I tested with the hood up, the fluid was just pouring out like a shitty school water fountain.
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So since I’ve had this car, the wiper fluid does not deploy and cover the windshield. In fact, it doesn’t even come out of the dispensers one drop. Obviously I had filled the resivour, but have not seen any leaking. Maybe I’ll check it after a day of sitting. Any ideas? Burned out actuator motor? Thanks.
If you are on the west side of the state I can try to locate my old hoses and nozzles for you to try. I haven't had the washer hooked up for years.
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Lol, shouldn’t have used “squirting” and use more car terms instead of “poke the hole”



But back to the problem at hand, the passenger side seems to have to pressure when shooting out the washer fluid. When I tested with the hood up, the fluid was just pouring out like a shitty school water fountain.
The driver and passenger nozzles run off the same line. From pass to driver. Maybe pull the passenger nozzle and soak it in something mildly acidic. Be careful not to break the clips holding the tubing to the hood. They're $5-6 bucks a pop.

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Might as well check the Blinker Fluid too. Apparently, Nobody fills that up either.
Don't forget about the alternator fluid and the muffler bearings. Might as well also check to see if the cams are camming.
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