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Old 03-18-2013, 05:17 PM
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Re: Wiper Nozzle problems.

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I have the same problem with the nozzle, passenger side, I jury rigged it, but my air suspension has failed 6 times. My beautiful Summit is a LEMON. Waiting to hear on a re-purchase from Chrysler Corporate. Probably going to be my first and last post.
I think this is your 39th post.

Seriously, it sucks to have repeated problems. I hope the buy back goes well for you.


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Re: Wiper Nozzle problems.

I just had a passenger side nozzle failure on my 2011 GC. In looking at the failure, I found that the hose going to the nozzle was a little short and put some side load on the nozzle tip where the hose attached. I might also add that the water leaking down also caused a serv 4 WD error message. The short hose caused the failure and will probably occur again in time.
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Re: Wiper Nozzle problems.

I order the nozzles from the dealer parts dept. $12.00 each.
When Installed them I made sure I pull back the line just a little to relieve the nozzle from the side pull.
Now should be Ok, I hope for a long time.
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Re: Wiper Nozzle problems.

Similar issue - not the actual nozzle though - but the hose that runs across the hood to the nozzle separated. Like it shrunk with the heat of the engine or something.
Do I hassle with going to the dealer etc etc.... NOPE - 3 foot section of 1/4 inch hard vacuum hose and fixed it in about 4 minutes for less than $6. This time cut it a little longer than needed.
Much less hassle and time than taking it to the dealership. Works great so far!
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Re: Wiper Nozzle problems.

mine flew off while driving down the road. I didn't know what it was that hit the windshield at first I thought it was a bumblebee [you know same size and all], by the time I realized it was my darn nozzle I went back to look for it. Figured I could just put it back on. You know how many black things that size there are along the side of the road that has recently been asphalt re-surfaced? A LOT! I didn't find it. Now I have to pay $20 to replace it? That's crazy! I have owned three Jeeps and this is the first time one of those nozzles just FELL OFF! I wasn't going more than 45 mph [just getting up to road speed] and it wasn't even windy out. I have driven 80 mph on the interstate and it didn't fly off! Is this something that others have had?
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Re: Wiper Nozzle problems.

Don't put anything in your washer bottle other than water with maybe a splash of metho(alcohol) particulatly if you live in a hot dry climate. Detergents will dry and clog your nozzels. The pressure build-up may blown the hose off.
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Re: Wiper Nozzle problems.

This is interesting in the fact that others are having the same issue as myself. My passenger side nozzle "failed" too. I looked under the hood and found the tubing disconnected from the nozzle. It looked like the tip had broken off. I looked into the tubing and did not see the broken off bit so I jammed the tube on to what was left of the tip on the nozzle. Haven't had any problems yet but I'm going to check into a replacement part. I'd hate to have the problem come up in the middle of a snow/sleet storm that we get in Colorado. Thanks to every one who posted comments.
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Re: Wiper Nozzle problems.

Good to know that there is other people with this issue. Since I replace them both I had no problems so far. But let see my car has 16 months and this these things fell apart in 10 months so let see if the replacements last a lifetime of just 10 months.
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