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Old 22nd February 2014, 08:31 AM
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Default Windscreen washer jets?

Err... calgon didn't work for me (after reading the other thread on this)

The washer jets for the headlights work... the ones for the windscreen don't ... unless i keep hitting the stork back and ofrth repeatedly and i get a little splutter each time....

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Old 23rd February 2014, 02:18 AM
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Old 23rd February 2014, 09:13 AM
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How about really tiny needle??? From both ends if it won't work just from the outside.
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Is the pickup blocked? Have you had a bacterial growth of slime in the washer bottle?
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Old 23rd February 2014, 05:26 PM
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I've had it, but then it blocks the filter on the bottom of the pump and non of the washers were working, unless there is another one separate for the windscreen??
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Old 23rd February 2014, 05:28 PM
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Sounds like the pipe work is either blocked, off or leaking so you're just not getting the pressure at the nozzle - if the nozzle was blocked then that may also have caused it in the first place. I'd check all the hoses first to make sure they are all in place and connected and not leaking
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