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fan type washers before snow now jet type?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by timontour, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. timontour

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    hi all, before the snow my windscreen washers were the fan type now they are just jets? has the snow and ice damaged them?

    my car is a 57 a3 tfsi quattro sportback.
     
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    May have grit in them? Give them a good clean, im doing my rear ones now
     
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    Were your old ones heated?

    Doubt they're damaged, maybe as above some grit, get a pressure washer on them.
     
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    i'm not sure if they are heated? how do you tell? i will try and pressure wash them and see what happens
    they were fine before all the snow and i didnt really use the car much then either
     
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    When changing over you would of plugged in the water pipe & the heated loom/connector at same time if they were.
     
  6. timontour

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    i haven't touched them at all, they were fan spray when i got the car now i just get a jet
     
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    Oh, thats weird, someone must have fitted them before then, as they dont come on the car default, is there 3 jets on each side now or its all over the place, just check the washer parts & see if its just a very thin long gap on each one, that denotes fan type, for me its got **** in/blocked unless some git has nicked yours & swapped there's.
     
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    hahahaha, now there is 2 jets on each side, very strange i will check what they look like tomorrow when it's light
    i thought they were on as standard?
     

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