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My wipers work but the fluid ends up on the ground after i

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my wipers work but the fluid ends up on the ground after i pull on the lever that is supposed to spray through the nozzles onto the windshield. When i stop pulling on lever, fluid stops running out.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Eric replied 3 months ago.

HI,

Ok, you will need to check the pump for leaking as well as trace the hose for a leak and replace as needed.

The pump is at the bottom of the reservoir at lower front of engine compartment(see attached). You remove the front left tire and then the wheel well liner to access it.

The hose runs from there to the left rear top of engine compartment and up to underside of the hood(see attached) - remove the liner on underneath of hood to access that part of the hose.

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Expert:  Eric replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Eric replied 3 months ago.

I noticed we have not yet resolved your concern you asked about. I would sure appreciate it if you would reply so I can offer my skills and knowledge and repair guide access to help as best I can.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It sounds like I'll have to take it to a shop. Can't do that myself. This car is 2 years old, is this a common problem?
Expert:  Eric replied 3 months ago.

Hi,

It is only common in areas that have hard winters and the hoses become brittle. Otherwise not very common. It is possible that it is a hose that disconnected at a junction either at the pump or where it crosses up to the hood.

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