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Old 04-27-2019, 08:59 PM   #1
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leak in washer fluid tank or line- 2012 Focus?

I tried searching, didnt fine out a lot. Is there a method to use to help me determine if its the line or the tank without removing the wheel and inner fender? The system works as it should when filled, but it does not stay in there long.

No wrecks or issues that would have caused it to crack- or freezing weather, so I'm hoping its a line or connection, but just where are those lines?

Last, if it is a crack, anyone had good luck with a particular sealer/epoxy?

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Old 04-28-2019, 09:15 PM   #2
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So this disappearing water in my washer tank on the 2012 focus is not a real common issue? was hoping I could get some guidance before I try to find out where its leaking.............
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Old 04-29-2019, 10:08 AM   #3
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You might get some replies if you move this to the MK3 section.
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Old 04-29-2019, 10:32 AM   #4
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Help on finding leak in windshield washer tank?

I tried searching, didnt fine out a lot. Is there a method to use to help me determine if its the line or the tank without removing the wheel and inner fender? The system works as it should when filled, but it does not stay in there long.

No wrecks or issues that would have caused it to crack- or freezing weather, so I'm hoping its a line or connection, but just where are those lines?

Last, if it is a crack, anyone had good luck with a particular sealer/epoxy?

Thanks, George in Tallahassee
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Old 04-29-2019, 10:34 AM   #5
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moved to the MK3 section!!!!!!!
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Old 04-29-2019, 01:52 PM   #6
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All you need to do is jack the car and remove the panel under the engine. You'll have access to the washer fluid tank from there and lines.

No need to remove any wheel or liner.
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Old 04-29-2019, 03:21 PM   #7
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leaking washer reservoir 2012 Focus- Pearl/Ruby too!

Thanks! I should be able to handle that! Have you heard about this happening
a lot on this years Focus- thinking maybe there is a thread about whats the problem but didnt see one? GEORGE
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Thanks! I should be able to handle that! Have you heard about this happening
a lot on this years Focus- thinking maybe there is a thread about whats the problem but didnt see one? GEORGE
I've been a member here for 5 years and I've never heard of that problem...

Btw, only need to jack the front passenger side.
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Old 04-30-2019, 09:08 AM   #9
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Not sure what your problem might be but it is not necessarily the tank itself. On another vehicle, I had leaks and it ended up being the o-rings where the washer fluid pump attaches to the tank.
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