How to Buy a Good Quality Windshield Washer Pump

You rely on your windshield washer wipers to clear away all the dirt, slush, grime, rain, and snow. Sometimes a simple wipe isn’t enough, and this is why you turn to your windshield washer pump to provide the cleaning fluid necessary to get the job done. This pump uses mechanical parts, which means it is prone to wear and tear over the years.

What this pump does is distribute the windshield wiper fluid from the reservoir it is kept in, to the hoses, right to the nozzles where it sprays out of. You may have these on both your front and back windshields.

Over time the hoses can actually develop cracks and leaks, so it may not be your windshield washer pump that is to blame. Be sure to have it inspected by your mechanic to know for sure. It could also end up being an electrical issue, which again is better left to a mechanic.

When shopping for a new pump you can take the old one out and bring it in with you. This will ensure you get the right type, and size for your vehicle. Read the packaging carefully so you are aware of the parts that are used on the motor and the warranty offered.

Thanks to normal wear and tear your windshield washer pump can start to act up, and eventually stop working. At this point you’ll have no other choice but to replace it.

YourMechanic supplies top-quality windshield washer pumps to our certified mobile technicians. We can also install a windshield washer pump that you've purchased. Click here to get a quote and more information on windshield washer pump replacement.


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TJ

26 years of experience
362 reviews
TJ
26 years of experience
Chevrolet Malibu - Windshield Washer Pump Replacement (Front) - Punta Gorda, Florida
Great job. Tough to get to part location. Good diagnosis and timely repair. Would highly recommend TJ to anyone that needs as good mechanic.
Chevrolet Corvette - Windshield Washer Pump Replacement (Front) - Punta Gorda, Florida
Prompt friendly capable experienced, that says it all. Fair price and good price I felt for at home service.

Miguel

2021 years of experience
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Miguel
2021 years of experience
Cadillac SRX - Windshield Washer Pump Replacement (Front) - Longwood, Florida
Miguel was very professional and his work is of the highest quality. Although he was going to be running behind for the appointment he made sure to update me on reason and when I could expect him. He was very courteous and did the repairs with ease. Would highly recommend him and certainly use him again.

Gustavo

17 years of experience
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Gustavo
17 years of experience
Ford Focus - Windshield Washer Pump Replacement (Front) - Cibolo, Texas
On time, no drama. Gustavo came across as a trustworthy mechanic. We would use his expertise again without hesitation.

Nick

7 years of experience
12 reviews
Nick
7 years of experience
Ford Focus - Windshield Washer Pump Replacement (Front) - Houston, Texas
Nick was earlier than the appointment time and he was ready to replace the pump. I wanted to thank him for not getting frustrated with me as I may have made his job a little tougher because the part I ordered was not an exact fit. I would use him again because if his professionalism and knowledge.

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