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Loose Windshield Wiper Fluid Hose - Repairs Anyone?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by tvad, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. tvad

    tvad Member

    Jun 30, 2019
    The windshield fluid hose came loose on the left (driver side) windshield wiper. I pressed the hose back into place, but it didn't "click" into a fastener that I would consider secure.

    Has anyone else experienced this issue, and if so did you take it in for a service visit (or mobile service) and what was done in the repair process?
  2. camalaio

    camalaio Active Member

    May 28, 2019
    Vernon, BC, Canada
    If I recall from other pictures correctly, it just slips over top right?

    You could get a small hose clamp and slip it over before putting it back on. Wouldn't tighten it a lot, but it should help keep it in place.
  3. Ivan Abundance

    Nov 6, 2019
    glorious Galt CA
    If it doesn't have enough friction to hold itself in place, I'd consider a zip tie over a hose clamp. Or, motorcycle shops have wee-tiny wire spring clamps for fuel lines. You also might try getting it nice and dry, and giving the nipple a shot of hair spray, and then sliding it on. Make sure it isn't snagged on anything, and has enough free movement when the wiper arm swings.

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