2007 Jeep Compass

Windshield Washer Systems

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Removal & Installation



Washer Motor

NOTE
The washer pump/motor can be removed from the washer reservoir without removing the reservoir from the vehicle.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
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  5. Siphon the washer fluid from the washer reservoir (1) into a clean container for reuse.
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  7. Disconnect the engine compartment wire harness connector (2) from the washer pump/motor unit (3) connector receptacle on the top of the motor housing.
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  9. Disconnect the 2 washer hoses (4 and 5) from the two washer pump/motor unit outlet nipples.
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  11. Pull the washer pump/motor unit straight up and out of the washer reservoir far enough to disengage the inlet nipple from the rubber grommet seal/filter screen in the reservoir.
    WARNING
    Care must be taken not to damage the reservoir.

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  13. Remove the rubber grommet seal/filter screen for the washer pump from the pump mounting hole in the washer reservoir and discard.

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    Fig. Washer pump/motor location

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To install:

  1. Install a new rubber grommet seal/filter screen unit into the washer pump mounting hole in the washer reservoir (1). Always use a new rubber grommet seal/filter screen on the reservoir.
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  3. Position the inlet nipple of the washer pump (3) to the rubber grommet seal/filter screen in the washer reservoir.
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  5. Using hand pressure, press firmly and evenly downward on the washer pump/motor unit until the inlet nipple is fully seated in the rubber grommet seal/filter screen in the pump mounting hole of the reservoir.
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  7. Reconnect the 2 washer hoses (4 and 5) to the 2 barbed pump outlet nipples. Be certain that the hose in the trough on the outboard side of the reservoir is connected to the rear (black) nipple, and the hose on the inboard side of the reservoir is connected to the front (white) nipple.
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  9. Reconnect the engine compartment wire harness connector (2) for the washer pump/motor unit to the connector receptacle on the top of the motor housing.
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  11. Reconnect the battery negative cable.
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  13. Refill the washer reservoir with the washer fluid.
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