Can't get rear washer to hit the window

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Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by Yolandi2 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:28 am

Does anyone else have this problem?

I can't get my rear washer to actually spray the window, its too high and shoots over the window entirely and if I aim the jet down any further it just hits the rear spoiler (the section that goes up either side of the boot)

Is there some blindingly obvious thing in missing?


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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by Nate » Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:52 am

Has it got a lump of snot stuck in it?


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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by Blueshark » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:08 am

Do you have the big spoiler on the car ?

Then do you have the 'higher' washer on the car ?

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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by Yolandi2 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:39 pm

I can't add photos at the moment but I have this spoiler

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=sciro ... 0WGY4IccxM

And the washer jet is approx 1 inch high


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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by Yolandi2 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:33 pm

Got a photo of the jet after some phone hassle
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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by mark1gls » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:43 pm

I’m not 100% sure but I think that is the wrong type of washer jet, I hunted for ages to get 1 for my brothers Mk2 Storm as I could not find 1 new as his was missing, I think the Mk2 Scirocco jet is a slightly different shape and slight higher compared to yours in the picture.


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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by Blueshark » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:47 pm

Wrong washer, is the lower one for the small rear spoiler.

Did you change the spoiler, the complete rear hatch or the washer ?.

Either way, this is not going to work.

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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by mark1gls » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:57 pm

Found part number.

861955993A

Part 23
https://volkswagen.7zap.com/en/rdw/scir ... 235000/#23

If you goggle image it you will see the difference.
I had to wait for someone to be breaking a car to find one, on the plus side the rear window of a Mk2 does not get that dirty...


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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by Yolandi2 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:53 pm

The car was already set up with this spoiler and washer when I got it, the pipe between the washer bottle in the boot and the jet was missing however, a date mark on the boot lid surgests it's the original


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Re: Can't get rear washer to hit the window

Post by james butler » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:38 am

could try restricting the pipe work so theres less pressure at the jet


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