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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 26th July 2020, 17:37 Thread Starter
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Windscreen washer not working. Any ideas?

Any thoughts please. Windscreen washer has stopped working to both front and back screens. There is washer fluid. The fuse is working, I tested both sides with a test lamp. I took the pump off and ran power to it on the bench and the pump works perfectly. There is no voltage at the pump electrical connection when the wiper stalk is pressed. The stalk feels firm and appears to be ok, if there was a fault on it I thought it might work on the back or the front but neither are working. I don't want to dismantle it as I wouldn't know what to look for. Open to any suggestions before I stick it into the garage. Thanks Andy

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 26th July 2020, 18:31
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Sounds to me like the stalk has a problem.
You could try to isolate the connections neded to "fire up" the pump and apply a voltage directly to them to see if that makes the pump work, if so then the stalk is faulty.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 26th July 2020, 19:12
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was the engine running when you tested it?
also, if it has recently runout of liquid, it may take a short while to re-prime the system.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 27th July 2020, 08:54
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Check those fuses again - see previous post here


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