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Q: Windshield washer nozzles not working

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The windshield washer nozzles on my car are not working.

There could be several reasons why they don’t work. The most common issue is the nozzles being clogged. The holes in the nozzle are so small that it doesn’t take much to clog them. Only using washer fluid or distilled water will minimize this in the future. A disconnected or broken hose from the washer pump to the nozzle is also common. Pump failure does happen but is less common. You can get assistance with this by a mechanic from YourMechanic. They will be able to diagnose and repair your windshield washer nozzles.

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