Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 11:22:35 +0100
From: Anne Jackson <>
Subject: Re: SAAB 9000 new owner was Re: Have Saab reintroduced hatchback yet?

The message from th <> contains these words: > > The little light was on, indicating that I needed to fill the washer > > reservoir...I did, and the street had a fair bit of water coursing > > down it in short time... if that's all that's wrong, I can live with > > it. How easy is it to fit a new windscreen washer bottle? > > > It is probably not the bottle, just a small T-valve, sitting slightly > below the bottle, that leaks. The valve is a 1 or 2 pound part and > fairly easy to change. These valves are the same as those sitting just > below the hood and keep the washer fluid from floating back to the > bottle. They tend to survive a few years before it is time for a change. From the flow rate, I think it was slightly more serious than a valve leaking. The water came out rather more quickly than it went in...but then, it didn't come out as we were filling the container...I'll have to investigate this further. Thanks for the suggestion, anyhow! -- AnneJ You may search my time-worn face, You'll find a merry eye that twinkles. I am NOT an old lady Just a little girl with wrinkles! - Edythe E. Bregnard

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