Hi, when I try to use the wind shield cleaner, I can hear the pump
operating but only a few drops of wind shield cleaner fluid comes out
from the nozzle. The spray is so weak that it doesn't make it to the
wind shield. Yes, I have checked to make sure that there was wind
shield cleaner fluid in the car :)
Has anyone ever had this problem before on this or any other car? I'm
trying to see if the problem is with the pump or some where else? It's
not really an issue most of the time, but I do have problems driving
the car during winter months when they salt the roads.
Thanks Jeff, I took a look at the hoses and it turned out to be pretty
deteriorated. I replaced one section of the hose (the one that I can
see under the hood) but there seems to be another area that also has a
leak (probably a crack). I'll have to get a guide to tell me how this
hose is ran from the windshield fluid pump.
It might be slime on the pump intake filter. I don't know if the Taurus is
affected by this, but my Mondeo certainly was - some kind of blue slime
seemed to thrive in there, and it seems to be a common problem. If it /is/
slime, and you're lucky, you can get it out by pushing a bottle brush in the
reservoir, and agitating it in the area where you think the pump is
connected. The water, and the hopefully freed slime, can then be siphoned
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