Do Not Sell My Personal Information Jump to content

Clogged Windshield Washer Nozzle


914lps
 Share

Recommended Posts

I have a 91 Lexus LS400. Both windshield cleaning nozzles on the hood got completely clogged. I tried using a needle to clear. No help. I then opened the hood and disconnected the supply line near the driver’s side hinge. I used compressed air to bow into the line. No help. I then used the compressed air to blow into the nozzles. Well the driver’s side nozzle is now flowing fine, but the passenger side is still totally clogged. I know of I can get to the back side of the nozzle I can pull the line to it and clear it. But how do you get to it????

I saw the oval rubber plug inside the hood. I pulled that and you can see the bottom of the nozzle, and the hose. I could get a screw driver in there, and force the line off. But I would never get the line back on.

How can I pull the nozzle off, or get to the darn line in a way that I can pull it and put it back on?

Thank you.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

my washer hose on my 91 LS was completely disconnected and it just filled my hood blanket with flid when I used it... I am nt sure the proper way, but I grabbed the hoodblanketing at the spot I needed to (in my case it was at the junction by the drivers nozzle), and I pulled with an upward motion (towards the grill). I damaged the blanket a bit, but didn;t rip the outside of it, just some damage inside where the blanketing attaches to it's attachment point. I recommend gloves, my hands got itchy from the insulation when I did this. Once it is opened a biut, you can get your hands over the lip of the hood and push the hose back on, but it still won;t be easy, at all.

Best of luck!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Forums


News


Membership