Ford Taurus/Sable 1996-1999 Repair Guide

Windshield Washer Reservoir

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Windshield washer reservoir mounting

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the radiator recovery tank.
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  5. Detach washer pump electrical connector.
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  7. Remove the two nuts near the A/C accumulator retaining the reservoir to the body.
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  9. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  11. Working through the passenger side front wheel opening, remove the front half of the lower splash shield.
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  13. Remove the screw retaining reservoir to the inner fender.
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  15. Disconnect the washer pump hose and drain the washer solvent into a suitable container.
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  17. Remove the washer reservoir from the vehicle.
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  19. The installation is the reverse of the removal.
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