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Outlander washer pressure low

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by Brigadier, 2 Aug 2018.

  1. Brigadier

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    Morning all.

    59 plate 2.0 litre diesel.

    Both front windscreen jets barely clear the scuttle.
    Bottle fully filled.
    And doesn't appear to be leaking anywhere.

    I'm guessing:

    Pin to clear jets first.
    Sounds deadening under bonnet off next, to check hoses.
    Osf wheel arch off, to get to pump?

    Any tips or how-tos gratefully received :)
     
  2. Burnerman

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    Grotty soap deposits at the pump end, I'd guess - the nozzles would appear to be clear so a pump restriction is most likely.
    John :)
     
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    How do I get to the pump then, John?

    I know little about cars!

    And, once there, how to i remove said soap scum?
    Is it as simple as dismantling the pump, and scrubbing / swilling it?
     
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    The pump lives at the bottom of the washer bottle and is usually a push fit......the bottle itself often lives under the wing, behind the wheel arch liner.
    Sorry I can't be more specific about your vehicle!
    John :)
     
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