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Offline Craig McArthur

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Washer pump not working
« on: 16 November 2018, 11:53 »
Hi All, after a few days with (I assumed) no water from windscreen washer pump I topped up yesterday to find that it was almost full.  Tried to squirt the windscreen without the engine running, and could hear no pump noise, so I assumed (hoped) a fuse had gone, but have had no luck tracking down the location of the washer pump fuse.

Could anyone advise please?

I also noticed that when pulling the stalk towards me to squirt got different results from the wipers. Sometimes they would do 2 wipes, then 3 on the next pull, then refuse to move. Turning the ignition off and on (engine not running) would reset them every time and they would work again, maybe 3 wipes then on every pull, then refuse after 10+ for no reason. Ignition off and on would reset again and they would work first time, so probably not a connection in the stalk, but can anyone explain this behaviour?



Offline Snoopy

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Re: Washer pump not working
« Reply #1 on: 16 November 2018, 19:52 »
Are you sure it hasn't simply blown a joint apart with the cold weather. The pump will be quieter due to lack of back pressure.
The fuse should be listed in the user manual.

link author=SteveP link=topic=178454.msg1677010#msg1677010 date=1295295855]
Inside Fuse Box: -

Engine Fuse Box: -

« Last Edit: 16 November 2018, 20:05 by Snoopy »
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