[A4] Pop up Headlight Washers

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Tue Dec 13 13:15:13 EST 2005

At 7:39 AM -0500 12/13/05, Rocket Science Racing wrote:
>Well, how do you generate pressure without a motor/pump/etc?, duh!

	very true.  however, "headlight washer motor" is a misnomer.
it's a pump.

>To clarify: there are two completely separate pump motors, one that
>pressurizes the fluid and squirts it out the windshield washer nozzles, the
>other that does the same for the headlight washers (and where the
>pressurized fluid not only squirts out the headlight washer nozzles but also
>causes the headlight washers to pop up).
>>  -----Original Message-----
>>  From: Rocky Mullin [mailto:caliban at sharon.net]
>>  Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 12:39 AM
>>  To: rocketscienceracing at comcast.net; a4 at audifans.com
>>  Subject: Re: [A4] Pop up Headlight Washers
>>	there's a motor?  i thought they popped up from water pressure.
>>  At 7:45 PM -0500 12/12/05, Rocket Science Racing wrote:
>>  >I, too, have been a victim of the dreaded dead-headlight-washer-motor
>>  >problem.
>>  >
>>  >I thought it was easy to replace except for popping the stupid connector
>>  on
>>  >and off.
>>  >
>>  >It's easy to test the motor. Pull it, put 12V across it and see what
>>  >happens.
>>  >
>>  >Could be the relay, though it seems the motor is more common.
>>  >
>>  >Scott
>>  >98.5A41.8Tqm

  Rocky Mullin 


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