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Front windscreen washers not working.
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Hi All,
Does anyone know how to remove the windscreen washer pump ? My front washers have stopped working. I have blown down the pipe with an airline but no luck there! Back one is working fine and I can hear the pump going when trying the front ones but no water comes out. Just wondering if the pump is gunked up.
Thanks for any tips with this,
Mike.
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#2
Dont know what model you have but a mk 2 has a single pump with 2 outlets, in theory if its coming out of the back I wouldn't expect the pump to be at fault. I'd be inclined to check the hose itself for kinks or blockages. If you have a mk 2 you need to remove the offside inner wheel arch panel (the front one in the wheel arch). You'll need a torx bit if it still has the original screw that fixes the inner to the bumper underneath. Hope this helps.Big Grin
1.9d Mk2 (M59/BE4/5) with battle scars from a conservatory attack. Previously owned a 1.4i Mk2 Forte.Confusedalut:
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(30-11-2011, 10:30 PM)divingscubaboy Wrote:  Dont know what model you have but a mk 2 has a single pump with 2 outlets, in theory if its coming out of the back I wouldn't expect the pump to be at fault. I'd be inclined to check the hose itself for kinks or blockages. If you have a mk 2 you need to remove the offside inner wheel arch panel (the front one in the wheel arch). You'll need a torx bit if it still has the original screw that fixes the inner to the bumper underneath. Hope this helps.Big Grin

Helps allot, thanks. It is a mk 2, I have checked the hose and blown it back through to the washer bottle. I am thinking that maybe the pump is blocked on the outlet to the front washers if that makes any sense.
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#4
Its a possibility the pump is blocked but slim I would think. The outlets are next to each other using a common source. They're not the best pumps as the impeller shaft passes through a rubber grommet which eventually wears out and fills the pump body electrickery bits with water.
1.9d Mk2 (M59/BE4/5) with battle scars from a conservatory attack. Previously owned a 1.4i Mk2 Forte.Confusedalut:
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#5
(30-11-2011, 10:41 PM)divingscubaboy Wrote:  Its a possibility the pump is blocked but slim I would think. The outlets are next to each other using a common source. They're not the best pumps as the impeller shaft passes through a rubber grommet which eventually wears out and fills the pump body electrickery bits with water.

Thanks, I will do another check on the hose before taking the pump out.
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#6
if you need a new pump here is ebay link :
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/230638097089?s...1497.l2649


Cost £6.50 inc postage I fitted one recently on my Mk 2
2003 Citroën Berlingo 2.0HDi Multispace Desire
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(01-12-2011, 08:13 PM)BlueBlingo Wrote:  if you need a new pump here is ebay link :
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/230638097089?s...1497.l2649


Cost £6.50 inc postage I fitted one recently on my Mk 2

Many thanks for that, should be a cheap fix for once!
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