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Question DetailsAsked on 11/15/2015

2006 Chrysler town country rear windshield washer fluid not coming out for rear windshield

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From the web it appears their washer motors fail unusually frequently.

However, first -

1) check you have washer fluid in the tank, and that there is not an accumulation of gunk in the bottom

2) use hot water to clean the nozzle at the back (a black nub sticking out of the brake light housing at top of window, if I read your manual correctly) - might be gummed up with dried washer fluid additives or road dirt

3) while someone pushes the button to activate the washer fluid pump, listen (may have to use cardboard tube as a "hearing horn" to be able to reach the tank) to hear if the pump is whirring when button is pushed

4) if pump is working (do not run dry) try GENTLY worming out the squirter hole at the back - do not force it or forcefully worm it around or you will open up the hole and changae the spray to a jet or dribble. Gently work in a small wire to loosen up any debris cuaght at the nozzle - a wire tie like comes with sandwich bags works well - strip all the paper off one end, make sure it is pretty straight, GENTLY work in and out of the hold an inch or so, then try the button again.

If no-go there, if a DIY'er there are videos on the web on how to access the pump to check if the wiring connectors are loose or corroded, or to change the pump - not too tough but does require removing the wheel on that side and a splash body panel. OR you might choose to start (if pump is running) to start by removing top-of-window stop light housing and disconnect the washear fluid hose and see if the fluid comes out when disconnected - if so, then running a wire through the nozzle or using compressed air to try to blow it clear would be the answer. OR you might start by checking the fuse if the pump is not working - google for the fuse number for your exact model.

Otherwise, time for a trip to an auto repair shop or dealer.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD



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