Got a 93 crown vic, with the wash fluid switch on the typical place --
end of the signal light indicator / wiper selector on the left side of
the steering column... anyway, the selector for the wipers works ok, but
the button for the wash fluid does not...
where is the pump located on these cars... i think i'm going to just
wire in a switch and hide it under the dash.. just an old car, don't
need anything real fancy here...
How would i wire this sitch up anyway... pretty easy?
thanks for your help.
Most washer fluid pumps are mounted right on the bottle that you
pour the washer fluid in.
However, before blaming the switch, make sure the pump still works.
Find the pump, pull the wire connector going to it. Apply 12v to the two
pump terminals. If the pump does not run, it's shot. Find another one
in a wrecking yard.
If the pump does run, then is the fluid squirting out? If not, then reverse
12v positive and negative going to the pump. Does the fluid squirt?
If you have the + and - reversed the pump will turn backwards.
If the pump runs in either direction but the fluid does not squirt then
you have a blockage. Remove the rubber tube going to the squirters
and run the pump and see if it squirts. If it does then the blockage is
in the rubber tube going from the pump to the squirters, or in the
If not then take the bottle and pump inside
and rinse out the bottle with hot tapwater. Try appling 12v to the pump
and see if you can get it to squirt the hit water.
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