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There's no wiper fluid coming out of the nozzle onto the rear window on my 2018 Kia Soul. I've seen this before, but with sub-zero temperatures. In this case it's currently 9 degrees and in the sunshine so doubt it's that. The spray is working onto the front windscreen.

Has anyone seen this before? And if so any advice to share? Or just bring it in to the Kia dealer? TIA
 

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Oops, accidentally replied to myself - deleted
 

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Sadly, yes. My front jets blocked up not long after service. Cost £100 to replace jets. Never seen 2 jets go together! On the the way back home the rear then blocked. Still like it now but expect another £50.
 

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Sadly, yes. My front jets blocked up not long after service. Cost £100 to replace jets. Never seen 2 jets go together! On the the way back home the rear then blocked. Still like it now but expect another £50.
Not covered under warranty, then?
 

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I have seen this on another car. Cured by disconnecting at the pump outlet and using compressed air into the nozzle outlet. Blew the crud out. Probably was hard water and something in the additive which produced a sediment.

It would be as well to change to a different additive.
 

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I have seen this on another car. Cured by disconnecting at the pump outlet and using compressed air into the nozzle outlet. Blew the crud out. Probably was hard water and something in the additive which produced a sediment.

It would be as well to change to a different additive.
Sometimes mixing different washer concentrates is enough to cause gelling and blockage!
 

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Update: Some compressed air cleared the blockage - no visit to the garage necessary.

Thanks for the advice.
 

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I've had it before on various cars - the water here is hard as hell. It usually cleared with a pin down the nozzle.
 
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