Audi Cars 1999-05

Windshield Washer System

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Washer Pump & Reservoir



Removal & Installation
Reservoir

NOTE
On some models, the head light washer system shares the same reservoir as the windshield washer system.

  1. Remove the reservoir mounting fasteners.
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NOTE
On some A4 and 1998-00 Passat models, the lower mounting fasteners must be accessed through the left front wheel well area.

  1. Disconnect the pump electrical connector(s).
  2.  
  3. Raise the reservoir upward and disconnect the fluid hose(s).
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Washer Motor

The windshield washer pump is mounted to the washer reservoir and sealed and held in place by a rubber grommet. To remove the pump:

  1. If necessary remove the windshield washer reservoir.
  2.  
  3. Detach the electrical connector from the pump.
  4.  
  5. Drain the washer fluid reservoir or place a drain pan underneath to catch the fluid when the pump is removed.
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  7. Carefully remove the pump from the reservoir, taking care to not damage the sealing grommet.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Inspect the rubber sealing grommet and if cracked, brittle or damaged replace it.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate the rubber grommet with washer fluid or a mild liquid soap.
  4.  
  5. Press the pump and its pickup into the reservoir making sure it is fully seated.
  6.  
  7. Refill the reservoir and check for fluid leaks and normal operation.
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