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I've noticed that there seems to be a few seconds delay when operating the washer stalk on front screen and rear also. It is as though the water has drained back down the pipes. Is there a one way valve in the pump or tubing that should stop it, or are they all like it? Jets are clear, and water level is correct.
 

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My VW van has the same problem, it means you have to trigger the washers twice to get the screen clean.
 

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I've noticed this on my Stepway on the rear so last weekend I lifted the rear seat, cut the tube and inserted a one way valve and now its much more responsive :)
 

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Hi guys, since having my duster back it seems there is a problem with the washers barely working. I originally thought they were empty but when I went to fill it the reservoir was full. Next thought was maybe ice but blew back down the pipe and all clear. I guess it's another trip to dealer for investigation but neither front or back work
 

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My logans rear washer seems slow to start up too, my front ones spray but I've also noticed alot of leakage from the jets where more water runs down the back and down the bonnet than onto the screen.
My screenwash is bright green and until yesterday when I washed it I had 2 green stains either side of the bonnet! It's still spraying enough to clear the front though, only really just noticed the leaking jets.
 

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I've noticed that there seems to be a few seconds delay when operating the washer stalk on front screen and rear also. It is as though the water has drained back down the pipes. Is there a one way valve in the pump or tubing that should stop it, or are they all like it? Jets are clear, and water level is correct.
Car went in for 2nd service today and i queried the problem with the washers thinking that maybe all Dusters washers were a bit poor in operation.Not so, turns out that the pump is faulty. New pump now on order.
 

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Car went in for 2nd service today and i queried the problem with the washers thinking that maybe all Dusters washers were a bit poor in operation.Not so, turns out that the pump is faulty. New pump now on order.
Had a new pump fitted yesterday. Such a difference, really good pressure now and water floods the front and rear screens like never before. Never worked like this from new!

Now this fault has been cured but the dreaded body rust has returned, seems one step forward and two steps back!
 

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As an aside - can you alter the angle of the front screenwash jets? Mine spray high on the windscreen and would like to alter them but the traditional needle/pin push doesn't work. (Dacia Logan Laureate - long term lease) Looking at the 'housing' doesn't appear to be any adjustment.
 

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As an aside - can you alter the angle of the front screenwash jets? Mine spray high on the windscreen and would like to alter them but the traditional needle/pin push doesn't work. (Dacia Logan Laureate - long term lease) Looking at the 'housing' doesn't appear to be any adjustment.
there's a thing inside the spray nozzle that moves up and down a bit I think, mine was aiming high and I blindly tried to move the spray down, it worked enough to stop the passenger side spraying the roof.
 

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Logan mcv, front wipers start prior to the spray hitting the screen.
So are folk saying that's a pump issue and the dealer will fix it or is it just the wipers go before the spray has a chance to?
 

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Logan mcv, front wipers start prior to the spray hitting the screen.
So are folk saying that's a pump issue and the dealer will fix it or is it just the wipers go before the spray has a chance to?
my wipers start before the spray, annoying really.
 

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Yep especially as it will rapidly ruin the wipers across a dry screen with grit and muck and bugs on.

So is it just a Dacia thing or is it a fault?? I don't fancy a 120mile round trip if its not a warranty thing
 

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Yep especially as it will rapidly ruin the wipers across a dry screen with grit and muck and bugs on.

So is it just a Dacia thing or is it a fault?? I don't fancy a 120mile round trip if its not a warranty thing
think it's a Renault/Nissan thing. My pixo was the same, and the renault at work the spray is attached to the wiper, sometimes it'll do a full sweep before it starts up, then if it hasn't started before it hits rest it cancels it completely.
I'd rather spray the windscreen then wipers like cars years ago... I also think the wipers over kill it a bit with the amount of wipes ;-)
 

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Bloody stupid. Why the hell do I want to dry wipe the window?
Oh well I will mention it at the yearly service and see what they say.
 

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Bloody stupid. Why the hell do I want to dry wipe the window?
Oh well I will mention it at the yearly service and see what they say.
it's the same with the rear one going off constantly while I'm backing into the garage, once the warranty is up and I get chance the rear wiper system is coming out completely.
I always had saloons in my earlier days, since then I've always found rear wipers useless... They would be better off mounting a set on the side windows or on the inside of the windscreen for me :-D
 

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Mine comes on when the front have been on, but it just keeps wiping over and over again, especially annoying when I'm backing into the garage and it's clattering over the dry back screen.
 

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Argggh. Mine is now wiping on reverse irrespective of front wipers being on. 99%sure it was only doing that when I had front on before but I do little reversing and normally only look in wing when reversing outside the house so could have been doing it all along.

Suppose it helps with wiper blade sales.
 

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Argggh. Mine is now wiping on reverse irrespective of front wipers being on. 99%sure it was only doing that when I had front on before but I do little reversing and normally only look in wing when reversing outside the house so could have been doing it all along.

Suppose it helps with wiper blade sales.
I think it's if you've used the front wipers after switching on, even if you've just washered the windscreen :-o
 

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I've noticed this on my Stepway on the rear so last weekend I lifted the rear seat, cut the tube and inserted a one way valve and now its much more responsive :)
Where did you get the one way valve from? Is it easy to fit for a cack handed person like me?
 
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