[A4] Headlight Washer system

Jon delta9 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 11:16:09 EST 2005

On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 09:19:11 -0600, Joel Landsverk
<jlandsverk at jjkeller.com> wrote:
> The washer turrets telescope via hydraulic pressure.  So, if fluid is
> getting to them, they should telescope.  If there is no fluid getting to
> them, obviously, you need to find out where it's going.  Mine was
> pouring out into the belly pan from that broken fitting.

I had a very similiar problem happen to my old A4 (97).  It was under
warranty so I took it back and they fixed it.  One of the hoses had
gotten disconnected, it was actually before the pump because when I
poured the fluid in it ran out of the reservoir and went right on the

So maybe mine was not exactly a similiar problem.  I have 60k on my
2001 A4 now and (knocks on wood) I haven't had as many problems with
this one as I did with my 97, and I traded that one in at 55k (with a
mastere cylinder in need of replacing).


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