'02 Cougar.Washer pump runs,no fluid sprays. No fluid at first {passenger side} nozzle. Suggestions? Comments.

Asked by Apr 06, 2014 at 03:25 PM about the 2002 Mercury Cougar V6 Hatchback FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Pretty simple. Washer fluid does not spray. Pump runs and there is no fluid in the lines.
where do I look for a solution.

4 Answers

123,855

Remove the lines from the jets at the window. Now try to spray it. If it sprays out of the loose hose then the jets are stopped up. Did you put any de icing windshield washer fluid in it this winter? If so then I am almost positive that the jets are stopped up.

38,585

If the jets are stopped up try using a pin to clean them out.

I do not know if the nozzles are plugged. It is not pumping fluid at all, but the pump is running when switch is activated.

38,585

Can you pull the pump off or attach a test line to it and see if its actually pumping? If it is, You may have a broken hose. That could be the problem

Your Answer:

Cougar

Looking for a Used Cougar in your area?

CarGurus has 163 nationwide Cougar listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Mercury Cougar Experts

  • #1
    lisagayle
    Reputation
    2,250
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    840
  • #3
    Jessica Cornelison
    Reputation
    610
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
317 Great Deals out of 38,105 listings starting at $1,312
Used Ford Thunderbird
18 Great Deals out of 1,079 listings starting at $2,990
Used Chevrolet Camaro
233 Great Deals out of 26,932 listings starting at $4,000
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
21 Great Deals out of 1,270 listings starting at $1,196
Used Chevrolet Impala
503 Great Deals out of 25,998 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
82 Great Deals out of 15,086 listings starting at $3,700
Used Ford F-150
2,281 Great Deals out of 188,281 listings starting at $1,300
Used Pontiac Firebird
7 Great Deals out of 691 listings starting at $3,995
Used Buick Regal
89 Great Deals out of 3,663 listings starting at $1,995
Used Mercury Mountaineer
15 Great Deals out of 829 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Maxima
217 Great Deals out of 16,909 listings starting at $1,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.