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Windshield Washer Fluid Not Working

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Old 03-27-2017, 04:11 PM
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Windshield Washer Fluid Not Working

Greetings! I have a 2005 F-250 6.0 Powerstroke. I have been searching online and haven't been able to find out my answer.


My washer fluid pump is not working, it was a few weeks ago but now it is broken. The Owner's Manual only has the listing fuse 33 for "cluster, 4x4, wipers". It looks like some of the older models have an actual fuse for the "washer fluid pump". I checked fuse 33 under the dash and it is ok. What fuse controls the washer fluid pump?


The pump does not make noise when activated, so I'm starting at the fuse but I don't know what the hell is going on.


Can somebody please help?
 
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Old 03-27-2017, 04:21 PM
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The guy that posted the thread below shows a picture identifying the fuses, but I don't see one for the fluid pump. May be on the wiper fuse?

https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1193118-fuse-location-2006-model-year.html
 
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Old 03-27-2017, 04:25 PM
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I'm saving that link! Thanks!


I checked fuse 33 under the dash and it is good. I also just took a peek at 01-30A Wipers under the hood and it looks fine, it doesn't look burnt up or anything. This is why I'm confused?
 
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Old 03-27-2017, 10:59 PM
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Have you actually checked to see if you have power to the pump or not?
 
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Old 03-28-2017, 12:10 AM
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Originally Posted by jetjockey99 View Post
Have you actually checked to see if you have power to the pump or not?
I haven't yet. Don't I need to pull out the washer fluid reservoir to do that?
 
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Old 03-29-2017, 10:46 AM
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It works now

I have no idea what happened but the pump works now. I didn't do anything to the truck and it works on a cold snowy morning.

I did rustle around under the dash last night to find the factory set code for my truck so maybe it is just a wiring issue.
 
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Old 03-22-2018, 06:10 PM
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Now it quit again. Any tips?
 
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Old 03-22-2018, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by steinernm View Post
Now it quit again. Any tips?

rustle around under the dash again......(ha ha)
 
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Old 03-22-2018, 07:21 PM
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Hahaha. No kidding. Itís pissing me off. Thatís what I thought though. I need to trace the wiring for the pump and see if it is something there. Jiggle all the wiring and it will probably work.
 
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Old 03-22-2018, 07:54 PM
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I dealt with this exact problem on my 04 this winter. It seems the pump is controlled through the wiper motor, that is why I could not find a fuse either. Disassembled the wiper motor cleaned the contacts has worked flawlessly ever since. This may or may not be your issue.
 
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Old 03-22-2018, 10:09 PM
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This is probably the exact issue! So, remove the shroud that covers the wipers and the wiring is in there under the wind shield?
 
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Old 03-22-2018, 10:35 PM
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Yes, but it was more, I also removed the motor and the plastic cover off the motor to check the electronic board cleaned abit and reassembled. And it worked for me.
 
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Old 05-23-2018, 02:24 PM
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UPDATE! Replaced the wind shield washer pump and found a clogged line that was causing the issue. FIXED. CASE CLOSED.
 
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Old 05-23-2018, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by steinernm View Post
UPDATE! Replaced the wind shield washer pump and found a clogged line that was causing the issue. FIXED. CASE CLOSED.
Good deal!

It always feels good to be able to find the cause and remedy it!
 
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