Re: Windshield Washer Sqirter
The switch in the 'stalk' gets dirty - grease that lubes the moving parts, I
think. Some folks have taken it apart, cleaned it and gotten theirs to work
again. Me, I'm lazy. I just jiggle the stick like I'm starting to flick
the brights on and I get mine to work (usually).
"Ratbert" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Frank Mancuso wrote:
> > Ratbert wrote:
> >> Frank Mancuso wrote:
> >>> I have a 2003 Explorer Sport, and the other day, my front washer
> >>> fluid sprayer quit spraying. Has anyone had this happen and is their
> >>> a simple solution? Both the left & right don't spray, so I'm thinking
> >>> there may be a clog at the bottom of the fluid tank, but perhaps a
> >>> fuse for the motor that pushes the washer fluid? (BTW, it IS full of
> >>> washer fluid) Thanks.
> >>> Frank M
> >> Open the hood and try to use the sprayer. When I did that, fluid
> >> sprayed out from a hose connection that was coming undone. Pushing
> >> the connection back together fixed it.
> > I was hopig it woul dbe something that easy, but all my hoses are
> > connected. Buy thanks anyway.
> If you can hear a motor going when you try to wash the windshield, then
> I'd suspect a clog. I've never taken the tank off to clean it out on my
> X, but I have on another car. It wasn't too tough.
> If you can't hear a motor, look for a blown fuse. If you can't find
> one, the motor might be dead.