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Old 01-03-2011, 03:55 PM
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Default Windshield Washer Spray Weak!!

So I needed to clean the windshield of road spray and when I pushed the button it barely reached the bottom of the windshield. After getting home I checked out the pump and lines. It's not clogged, there's no leak, and the pump is working. Do the pumps get weak after time? Do I need to replace the pump?
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:01 PM
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Default Re: Windshield Washer Spray Weak!!

I would say if not clogged the the pump is bad
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:08 PM
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Default Re: Windshield Washer Spray Weak!!

take a needle and stick it in the nozzles to try and clean them out. Could be corroded.
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Old 01-04-2011, 02:34 AM
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Default Re: Windshield Washer Spray Weak!!

That happened with mine once and all it was is that one of the hoses came off the "T" that comes from the resevoir and splits into the two sprayers.

Trace your hoses all the way back to the resevoir.
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Old 11-03-2012, 01:55 PM
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Default Re: Windshield Washer Spray Weak!!

I found that the nozzles get clogged with something but never found anything. Tried disconnecting the hoses and reverse flushing the drivers side with garden hose helped a bit but, had to use a wire to clear it. It now works but I messed up the spray pattern when clearing the clog. A month later the passenger side is clogged solid. I will try again. Anyone know how to replace those nozzels and or how to flush the dirt out of that drain hose from the catch tank under the nozzels and wiper blades?
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:28 AM
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Default Re: Windshield Washer Spray Weak!!

1997 ranger, 2.3l driver side washer is clogged and I cannot clear it, wires. water pressure and air pressure do not work, tried those toward the windshield and towards the engine bay. The obstruction is in the large hose which enters the engine bay and then connects to a smaller hose.
I cannot seem to remove the nozzle, tried inserting putty knifes on each side but it does not free the nozzle. Any advice on how to remove the old npzzle and install a new one, assuming same are still available? thanks : George
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Old 09-09-2013, 09:30 AM
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I wonder if some of that CLR they advertise on TV would help? Of course, you have to get the nozzles off first. Now you have me curious.

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Old 09-09-2013, 06:49 PM
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Default Re: Windshield Washer Spray Weak!!

Throw a few Viagra in the tank... it'll shoot a mile! But go to a mechanic if they spray for more than 4 hours.
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Throw a few Viagra in the tank... it'll shoot a mile! But go to a mechanic if they spray for more than 4 hours.
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