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Lesliedg
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Washer fluid not running through

Post by Lesliedg » Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:21 pm

2018 Qashqai....washer fluid isn’t running through to front windshield. I can hear the pump is running and rear one works. Any suggestions to unclog? I

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Re: Washer fluid not running through

Post by DaveBerlin » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:37 am

Firstly welcome ! Do this simple check as now Autumn is here the leaves and other debris tend to float around and block. I have had this before and it worked you might be lucky, could be blocked Tubes or if both are not working it could well be another problem - Dave 😉
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Re: Washer fluid not running through

Post by gloucester » Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:27 am

Welcome to this forum

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Re: Washer fluid not running through

Post by Lesliedg » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:51 am

I had a guy look at it today after and it appears the nozzle jets need to be replaced. They are not clogged and when using an air gun it was confirmed they were clear. Disappointed as the car is only 15 months old, I have never had an issue like this in any vehicle i have ever owned.

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Re: Washer fluid not running through

Post by gloucester » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:18 am

Welcome to the forum.

I simply can't understand why the jets aren't letting water through if they're clear and why they need replacing.

It's never come up on here before.

Have you disconnected the pipes from the nozzles and then found water coming through as expected.

Sounds to me like a possible fracture/disconnection somewhere else if there's no aparent problem with the jets themselves.
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Re: Washer fluid not running through

Post by Turvey » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:32 am

When you operate the washers, can you see water dripping anywhere underneath the car?

What I would suggest is, fill washer bottle up to the top, operate the washers and see if you've got a split hose or disconnected join etc if your washer pump is working the water must be going somewhere.
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Re: Washer fluid not running through

Post by Dom1984 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:45 am

Quick way to check this if you have access to a compressor is by looking under the bonnet just by the hinge on the drivers side there is a through connector in the rubber washer pipe give it a good blast to clear out the pipes it will clear out any debris and if you blow towards the tank you can hear it bubble to confirm its actually still attached.

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