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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 01, 06:03 AM Thread Starter
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I have installed all new hoses and nozzels for the windshield washer squirters on my '67. I put in the original washer motor (it has been sitting for about 1 1/2 years) and connected everything. When I hit the button on the dash, everything works, the pump makes noise so it sounds like it's working but no water squirts out. Do I need to prime the motor? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 01, 06:32 AM
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You may need to rebuild your pump. It has little valves w/springs in it that can go away. Autozone generally has the rebuild kits cheap and they are easy to do.
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Try checking the squirters too by removing the hose from each and see if they flow fluid when you hit the button. I bought two aftermarket squirters and one of them was plugged (they had a coating on them like galvanized nails)-had to replace it because it wasn't fixable.

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After a long time of non use, the pump should be primed. What I have found is a small pin hole can occur when it is used for the first time.
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