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Rear wash-wipe not working

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2021/01/14 15:22:30 (permalink)

Rear wash-wipe not working

Like a naughty boy I carried on too long when the alert came up on the dash to say I was low on washer fluid.
Having refilled and put in some of the Porsche window cleaner fluid (two caps-worth for the cold!) I find that the rear wash is not working, no water is getting to the rear screen.
 
Any ideas how to correct?
 
Thanks
David

2016 - 718 Boxster S PDK - agate grey
2019 - Macan Gen2 Turbo - Sapphire Blue.
Previous Porsche; 2014 Macan S, 2006 Cayman S, 2003 996C2, 1998 Boxster
Location: Near Ashbourne, Derbyshire
PCGB Region 8 - East Midlands

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Lancerlot
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Re: Rear wash-wipe not working 2021/01/14 15:58:11 (permalink)
You either have an airlock or have picked some gunk up from the bottom of the reservoir that's blocking the hose or jet. 
Try removing the washer hose and blowing through the jet. If that fails, try blowing through the hose.
 
If all this is physically too much for you, get Carole to do it (or you may need an airline!) 
 
Regards,
 
Clive

The older I get - the faster I was!
Past - 924T, '911 SC, 911 C, 911 C2, 964, 996, 996TT, 997TT, 997GT2, 430 Scuderia, 997TT, 997TTS, 991.2TTS. Macan SD. Macan.2 GTS
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