2009 Kia Spectra5 SX: When i want to use my windshield washer fluid it squirts just a tad bit to where it barely makes it to the windshield im wondering how to get it fixed to where it works like a normal cars would

Asked by May 17, 2013 at 05:07 PM about the 2009 Kia Spectra Spectra5 SX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I took it in it to get fixed the man claims to have put a new pump in. Soon as i got in the Kia I tried it and boom it worked that one time thought no need to try it again... two days later i needed to use it the thing was back to square one...maybe a kink or something somewhere?? yes i do check the fluid in the reservoir :)

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Alot of time some dirt will clog the nozzle. You can take a needle and stick it in the nozzle to clear it out, or you can use shop air and blow it out. seen it a bunch of times and thats it usually some sort of blockage in the nozzle itsself.

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Thank you now where exactly is the nozzle located at so i can try some air?


The thing in the hood that squirts the fluid


The nozzles are at the back edge of the hood. You might be able to remove a hose from the back side and test it.

Okay cool im gonna go check real quick


I have a KIA Sedona 2008 that has stopped squirting at all. The pump still works because when I unhook the rubber tubes, the pump still shoots water quite well. After sticking in straight pins into the nozzle outlets, the water still does not shoot out well. Any suggestions about how to change it out or what to try next?

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