Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

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Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

Post by Jenni1 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:33 am

Any Help appreciated...I have a Volkswagen polo 68 Beats

With the cold frosty weather I thought my water had just frozen but unfortunately not.

I have no sound when trying to get water to my front or rear window when pushing in the button the wipers just move the jets are not blocked.

I am thinking I may have blow the fuse on the Washer Motor but cannot locate the correct fuse for this and I am looking for some help.

I refuse to pay Arnold Clark £25 to look and change this for me when I can do it myself.

Any help greatly appreciated.

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Re: Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

Post by monkeyhanger » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:56 am

Is it in the manual? I'd say you've almost certainly blown that fuse.

There are definitely fuse box diagrams in the manual, I looked to pick a few fuses to tap into for my dashcam. I don't have my manual to hand to check.

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Re: Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

Post by volksnut2 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:30 pm

Hey can no one help you ,the handbook certainly insnt comprehensive as it only lists certain fuses ,and the washer motor isn't one.I've looked on the net and the legend for the fuses isn't listed hope you've had better luck .Al.

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Re: Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

Post by Falconmick » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:49 pm

Does warranty not cover this?


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Re: Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

Post by RUM4MO » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:30 am

Falconmick wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:49 pm
Does warranty not cover this?


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It shouldn't as it is operator error, but if you are on good terms with your supplying dealership, I'd think that they would change the fuse FOC while not being responsible for doing that.

Edit:- ah, I forgot Uncle Arnie's car emporium - possibly not!

So, OP, if you are able to change fuses, I'd think that you need to get going and find that blown fuse and fit another of the same rating - and adding in some winter washer conc and run the washers at each end to make sure the pipes are clear of plain water.

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Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

Post by Falconmick » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:43 am

RUM4NO, not being argumentative but how is it known to be operator error? OP said pump is not making noise and received a reply from a forum member who says (without having inspected the car) that it might be the fuse, might also not be the fuse


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Re: Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

Post by RUM4MO » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:18 pm

Falconmick wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:43 am
RUM4NO, not being argumentative but how is it known to be operator error? OP said pump is not making noise and received a reply from a forum member who says (without having inspected the car) that it might be the fuse, might also not be the fuse


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From my interpretation of the opening posting, the poster more or less acknowledged that they had been probably running with no or not enough winter washer conc in the washer mix so that does tend to create an issue for the pump, which gets saved by its supply fuse blowing.

Edit:- sorry I missed out the issue only causing trouble in cold winter weather, which there had been at that time. Yes there is an outside chance that there is another reason for this, but until the fuse has been checked and proved to be okay, I'd think that it was just an operator error due to freezing washer fluid.

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Re: Help* Fuse for the Window Washer Motor

Post by Falconmick » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:40 pm

Time will tell, if OP posts the outcome


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