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Old 06-03-2007, 06:13 PM   #1
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The washer fluid line keeps coming loose from the initial elbow after the pump. Every 3rd or 4th time I hit the washer after fixing it the line seems to pop out from the elbow again and drops my costly washer fluid. What should I do to fix this, tape it? Glue? What does everyone suggest. I have to say also I took notice this must be the most powerful washer system cause my rear window gets spots on it while at a stand still lol.
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Use a small ziptie and pull it tight with a pair of pliers. That should do it.
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Take a look at the rubber elbow. Is it beyond it'* useful life? If so.. Under a $1 should fix you up at the parts store.
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Thanks Boosty...$1 it is lol
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Mine used to do this too. I got a new elbow, but for some reason it seemed like the line was too short. I had to splice a piece in to make it long enough to stay put. I don't know how it got too short.
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You know, I was having the same damn problem, what gives? lol..the line does seem too short
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hasnt happened with my bonneville yet... but i used hairspray on the elbow and slipped the hose back oin before it dried...
it worked well

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I recall using superglue on mine when it did that, obviously it was no longer a problem.
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Guys.. this saddens me..

3 people admitting they have been nearly beaten by a washer line...

I'm glad that in the end.....you prevailed.
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Zip tied mine a few years ago, after I found it leaked all over the ground. I thought it was the end for my engine when a co-worker told me my car was "leaking like crazy"

Thank God the fluid was blue!!!!!!!!!!

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