Windshield wiper washer fluid system clean and repair; DIY tutorial - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 07:23 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Elite
 
DirectLA's Avatar
 
Date registered: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 1962 W111 220SE Coupe
Location: Cloud City, OR
Posts: 2,289
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Windshield wiper washer fluid system clean and repair; DIY tutorial

Hi folks, I had to repair my wiper washer system so I went ahead and wrote up another tutorial for that today. I don't have any pics on this one but I wanted to get it up since many parts of the world are just starting winter and rainy seasons and a clean windshield would be useful!

Wiper Washer System Clean and Repair for W111

-Marrs

The Coupe Group (W111/112 coupes and cabs)official website
The Coupe Group on Facebook


"Too many people are working at jobs they hate, to buy things they don't particularly want, to impress people they don't even care about." --Dr. Deepak Chopra
DirectLA is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-01-2012, 09:30 AM
BenzWorld Veteran
 
Date registered: Nov 2008
Vehicle: 1981 300TD 310k--1966 230 165k--1970 280se 172k
Location: Ohio City, Ohio
Posts: 625
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 34 Post(s)
Nice tutorial! In my case I had to silicone the hose to the switch as the nipple had mostly broken off. There was also a rust hole in the very top of the check valve "bottlecap". Another silicone repair after making sure the valve was working. Lastly, I replaced the short hose between the body and the nozzle that had deteriorated. The system works well now, although I don't have any long term hopes for the hose repair at the switch.

One addition. Be sure to remove the check valve assembly from the washer reservoir before draining the hose to the switch or it will syphon the entire reservoir.

Good idea for the filter.

1981 300TD--310k miles
1970 280sel--172k miles
1966 230--162k miles
carpenterman is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > Vintage Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











  • Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
     
    Thread Tools
    Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
    Email this Page Email this Page
    Display Modes
    Linear Mode Linear Mode



    Similar Threads
    Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
    Windshield washer fluid container not holding fluid... Jayhawk W220 S-Class 18 02-26-2015 08:17 AM
    AlphaTherm Windshield Washer Fluid Heater System Makes Ice Scraper Obsolete AutoGuide.com AutoGuide.Com News 0 12-19-2011 04:00 PM
    Windshield washer repair Skylaw R/C107 SL/SLC Class 19 09-23-2011 07:53 AM
    how to clean clogged windshield washer nozzels?? milin1609 W220 S-Class 2 08-29-2010 08:58 PM
    Can a Windshield Wiper Washer Reservoir be repaired? carltwo R129 SL-Class 7 12-17-2009 06:39 AM

    Posting Rules  
    You may post new threads
    You may post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are On
    Pingbacks are On
    Refbacks are On

     

    Title goes here

    close
    video goes here
    description goes here. Read Full Story
    For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome