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Window Washer Overflow Hose [SOLVED]

Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by kiffies, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. kiffies

    kiffies New Member

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    When filling up my window washer reservoir today I noticed water leaving out on the other side of the engine bay. On further inspection I found a hose not connected to anything (see pics).

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    Both the front and rear washers work, and when turned on no water comes out of the mystery hose. It only leaks when I top up the window washer fluid.

    Is it simply an overflow hose for the reservoir?
     
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    lmoengnr Well-Known Member

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    Its the overflow/vent tube.
     
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    Great thanks, never though a washer reservoir would need one but there you go.
     
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    krusing Active Member

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    Yes, that what it is,
    I though the same thing,
    but owning 2 x VE's, they both did the same thing
    But What I do not like, is that its vents over the right hand headlight,
    So if the head light is not sealed 100%,
    you could get water/moisture in it.
    so I have directed mine down to inner side of the headlight, almost down beside the drivers side rear of the radiator.
    [before it gets to the headlight]
     
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    Great idea
     
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    I was filling mine up one day and had no clue where all this water was coming from, it completely baffled me until I could hear bubbles on the other side of the filler and realized what it was :p
     
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