Q: Windshield washer doesn't work

asked by on February 24, 2016

The windshield washer does not work. The pump may be broken.

Windshield Wiper/Washer System Inspection $103.14 - $127.87 Get a Quote

Hi there. Your window washer pump may in fact be in non-working order. Also, there is a fused wired in line that may have popped causing an open circuit. It is also possible that your window washer switch maybe malfunctioning from the interior of your vehicle. I suggest having a certified mechanic inspect your windshield washer and perform the necessary repairs for you.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Clicking noise with steering wheel - 2011 Hyundai Sonata

There are three or more steering system recalls that may pertain to this vehicle. One is for the steering knuckle that was not made correct and not tightened correct during assembly and the loss of steering may be possible. The...

Instrument cluster gauges not working

Hi there. If your instrument cluster stops working intermittently, then it may have a bad circuit board or a bad connection. I have found issues related to the ground connection in the instrument cluster. Most of the time, this connection...

What happens if vent blows out foam insulation

When your car was put together the A/C ducts and blend doors had a small foam strip attached to them to seal them better. As the vehicle ages, the foam strips' glue will dry out and they will start to...

My 2008 Honda accord keeps misfiring on cylinder 2 and i don’t know what to do.

If the plugs are new that is unlikely to be the cause of misfiring. Compression in the No. 2 cylinder should be tested because if you have low compression or a sticking valve in that cylinder, that could cause a...

Replaced throttle gasket, fuel pump, throttle body, & inertia switch

Hey thanks for writing in about your 2005 Jaguar XJ8. All the problems you've had is common with these vehicles as they age. You should not have any more than normal repairs with this vehicle. The fuel pump replacement should...

Heat not working since my radio system and speakers been stolen out. I dont know what's wrong

Hi there. This is unfortunate and I'm sorry to hear that this has happened. It sounds like there could be either wiring or controller damage. Do any of the servos move during switch operation? If not then there is a...

So had a mechanic work in my vehicle and the threads in the crankshaft was stripped, would i need a new crankshaft or can someone

Hi There, Depending on how badly the threads are stripped, they may be repairable with a Heli Coil, however this would have to be evaluated on a case by case basis as this does not wok for all situations and...

Car quickly loses speed

You will need to have computer and transmission tested to see if codes are stored and see if transmission is shifting into high gear and then torque converter lockup is releasing on deceleration. You may have transmission solenoid issues. ...

I had front brakes and rotors replaced and now my brakes are squeaking and grinding when I come to a stop. I just had front and b

Hello, thank you for writing in. A squealing noise typically happens because there is a vibration between the pad and the rotor. This is likely pertaining to the caliper that moves the brake pad back and forth. While they may...

Related articles

How to Clean Car Windows Inside and Out
Cleaning your windshield will help you see better while driving. Use glass cleaner on the inside and outside of your windshield for better visibility.
2012 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2012 Hyundai Elantra: Which One Should I Buy?
Mid-size sedans are a large category. These vehicles are well suited for either a large commuter car that is not going to get quite commuter car statistics as far as gas mileage or a smaller sedan option. Think of mid-size...
Is It Safe to Drive a Vehicle With a Cracked Windshield?
Your Your car’s windshield is more than just a window to view what’s in front of you - it protects you. Without a windshield, you would be pelted by road debris kicked up by other vehicles, snow and rain, and...