Unblocking Headlight Washer

Discussion in 'Bodywork' started by KillerHERTZ, Apr 23, 2014.

  1. KillerHERTZ

    KillerHERTZ Administrator Staff Member

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    One side of my headlamp washer isnt working, I suspenct either its blocked or the pipeing has been dislodged.

    Without removing the wheel, wheelarch liner, bumper is there anyway to extend it without it popping back into the car after being pressed?
     
  2. lxi

    lxi Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Have someone operate it from inside while you stand next to it with a pair of Mole grips :D
     
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    KillerHERTZ Administrator Staff Member

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    Thought about that, but I dont want to damage it further :crazy:
     
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    If the piping was dislodged the bottle would empty. I suspect a blockage.
     
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    Maybe pull the pipe off at the bottle end and blow compressed air down it (in reverse)?
     
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    chrisdean Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Very,very risky using compressed air, you could easily split a pipe or detach a coupling somewhere causing even more problems. Be thankful, you've not got a BMW, their screenwash reacts with non oem stuff causing it to coagulate and block everything up.
     

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