what causes the windshield washer to only work in the rear?

Asked by Jan 25, 2014 at 10:05 AM about the 2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when you hit the washer switch for the front is has water come out the back, the wipers come on but the water only comes out every once in a great while. I have had the lines check and blown out and it still dose it. when you hit the washer for the rear it works like it should. how can I fix this problem?

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Front pump is bad for the washer.

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Also check for crimped hose from tank to washer jets. Have seen some that would get crimped when hood was closed.

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