[A4] a4 headlight washers

Dan DiBiase d_dibiase at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 8 16:57:52 EST 2007

thejimrose <thejimrose at gmail.com> wrote: hey all - can anyone verify for me how to operate the headlight washers on a
98 a4? they've never worked, i had a bad / leaky pump, replaced pump
[$30 at ecs fyi], pump and washer mechanicals work a treat when 12v applied
directly, but can't get them to operate via the washer stalk.

i did have the lights on, which i thought was the only catch for the
headlight washers to work. fuse is good too..

Jim, not sure about the B5 but the B6 requires that you hold the stalk out for about 4 seconds before the headlight washers work. Guess they figure that if the windshield is dirty enough that you have to operate the ww washer for 4 seconds or more, then the headlights are dirty too. Never heard about the 'headlights on' deal.

Dan D
'04 A4 1.8Tq MT-6
Central NJ USA

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