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Old 02-19-2013, 06:14 PM   #1
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Rear washer sprayer

On my 2012 hatch my rear window sprayer doesn't spray but just streams it down the window. I took it to the dealer but they just said that is how it is. I remember it spraying correctly when i first got it, but don't use it much. Is there a trick to maybe cleaning it, or a replacement part that hopefully isn't difficult to replace?


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Old 02-19-2013, 06:30 PM   #2
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Mine did the same thing, since new. It never sprayed or misted like I figured it would, and from the way the nozzle looks it doesn't seem like it was meant to spray anyway. Maybe someone else knows for sure though.
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:30 PM   #3
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Try popping out the nozzle from the end of the hose and run a needle thru the hole and clean it out.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:10 PM   #4
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Mine is the same way, bad design. Wish it was more of a mist too and the wiper moves even before it sprays ahah
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Old 02-19-2013, 08:52 PM   #5
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Go back to the dealership, tell them if that's how it's supposed to be then to show you it's the same on a new car in there lot
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:54 AM   #6
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Oh, this isn't normal? Hmm...

Oh well, I already bought the ST spoiler and brake light.
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Can someone post a vid of how it works normally?
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Pretty sure this is normal operation. My vehicle's back wiper has always done this.

You gotta time the sprays right to get the window cleaned properly. haha
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Mine just streams out also.
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You gotta time the sprays right to get the window cleaned properly. haha
Exactly!
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