Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2000 18:09:27 -0000
From: "Tim Humphries" <timhnopsamhries45.freeserve.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Leaking washer reservoir - '95 9000


Happened to me a couple of times on a '93 9000, and I promised myself that next time it happened I would reroute the washer pipes in such a way that the valve would be reachable without stripping out the wing-liner. Sold the car before it failed again....and the '96 9000 hasn't failed yet....but one day! If you're worried about frequent non-return-valve failures with OEM valves, why not try a pattern part in an easy-to-get-at place? Though maybe that's getting a bit silly! Tim H. "Steve Travis" <stevenopsamorsteve.fsnet.co.uk> wrote in message news:8ue167$fgo$1nopsamg4.svr.pol.co.uk... > I have a 9000 CDE, and have twice experienced the same problem in a short > time. Basically, the washer reservoir empties out, suggesting a blown valve > or something. There is nothing in the Haines manual about this. > > I had it fixed by the local dealer the first time for free as it was already > in for servicing, but I don;t want to take it in for just this one little > thing. The dealer indicated that it was a comon problem but that nothing > could be done to shore up the valve to stop it happening again. Is this the > case? Has anyone else experienced this and knows how to cure it? > > Thanks in advance > > Steve Travis > > -- > _______________________________________ > > "I've got too much energy to switch off my mind, > but not enough to get myself organised." > > Matt Johnson (The The), "Infected" 1986 > _______________________________________ > >

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