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Old 07-20-2014, 02:35 PM
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Washer Fluid Leak

Has anyone had this problem before? I used my washers yesterday to clean the windows.. When I was done I noticed the water leaking from under the car.. Meaning the water that was sprayed from the car leaked down being normal couse it has to go somewhere..But it stayed leaking all day... Today the car said Washer Fluid Low??


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Old 07-20-2014, 02:38 PM
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Washer Fluid Leak

Has anyone had this problem before? I used my washers yesterday to clean the windows.. When I was done I noticed the water leaking from under the car.. Meaning the water that was sprayed from the car leaked down being normal couse it has to go somewhere..But it stayed leaking all day... Today the car said Washer Fluid Low??

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Old 07-20-2014, 02:49 PM
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Has anyone had this problem before? I used my washers yesterday to clean the windows.. When I was done I noticed the water leaking from under the car.. Meaning the water that was sprayed from the car leaked down being normal couse it has to go somewhere..But it stayed leaking all day... Today the car said Washer Fluid Low??


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Looks like a washer reservoir leak. The tank is located in the fender right behind the tire.
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Old 07-20-2014, 02:59 PM
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Has anyone had this problem before? I used my washers yesterday to clean the windows.. When I was done I noticed the water leaking from under the car.. Meaning the water that was sprayed from the car leaked down being normal couse it has to go somewhere..But it stayed leaking all day... Today the car said Washer Fluid Low??

Y'know, I seem to remember this once or twice. Try Googling!
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Old 07-20-2014, 05:29 PM
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The pumps leak, not the tanks. And it's super common. I replace them all the time at work

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Old 07-20-2014, 06:23 PM
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If it stayed leaking that long, one would have to suspect the reservoir first and then work towards the pimp and then the flluid outlets at the windshield. Perhaps a hose came loose on the supply side of the pump that slowly drained fluid from the from the reservoir.

It is a fairly simple system but perhaps hose routing makes tracking down the leak source challenging.

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Old 07-20-2014, 07:16 PM
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If I understand this correctly, the reservoir/pump leaking is a result of using generic (ammonia containing) washer fluid. We ran into this recently with our MB. Tank had to be replaced. Indy cautioned to only use "approved" washer fluid.
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Old 07-20-2014, 07:21 PM
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Thanks.. Ima try looking for the leak & see what I find.


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Old 07-20-2014, 07:26 PM
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Thanks!! I'll try looking for the leak.. Let's see what happens


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