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Q: Wiper fluid system needs repairs

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The Check Emission System light is on. Also, the windshield wiper fluid tank is leaking and the rear windshield wiper fluid sprayer is not working.

Your vehicle requires a diagnostic scan tool to be attached to determine what is causing the Emissions light to illuminate. For the washer systems not working, you likely have a broken tube which feeds the system. Further inspection will be required for both issues. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic can assist you in diagnosis and repair.

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