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Hi all,
Any electrical wizards out there?
Both sets of washer jets operate together, front jets and rear jets when front ones operated, rear jets and front jets when rear one operated!
The electrical diagram I have is not very clear but there seems to be a relay in circuit.
One washer pump?
Reverse polarity on the supply to effect the rear washers?
Doin my ed in...........................
Any help/advice gratefully accepted.

Paul S.
 

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Thanks for the info, is the pump easy to get at, been Discovery td5 owner for the last 4yrs and these wonderful Sorento's are new to me...............

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Pump is under O/S/F wheel arch, 2-3 push in screws to remove from front corner of bumper underneath holding wheel arch liner on, then pull liner out the way and pump just pulls out of washer bottle.
 

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Hi Mr Kia,
Thanks for the info, thought it might be the column switch, car new to me, so, as yet, still learning....

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try taking the pump out and blow it through with an airline.my santa fe had same prob and this sorted in out.ta kev t
 

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Hi,
Had pump out yesterday, blew through with airline in every direction as suggested, still washing both front and back!
Any more suggestions before I order a new pump?

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Only suggestion is pump im afraid, to make sure take pump out again and power up one pin and earth an opposite with a 12v battery and hold pump in bucket of water, away from connections of course and see if water pumps out both outlets, if so swap power to other connecter and see if you get same result. If you do then its defo the pump.
 

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Mr. KIA,
Thanks.
Will do the reverse polarity check when it stops raining long enough.
Are there any release latches on the power plug please?
Thanks again
 

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Just a sprung plastic clasp, usually helps if you push the plug on a bit further first then try and push the claspin and pull off plug.
 

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Mr. KIA,
Thanks for the info, have ordered a new pump.
Looking at the pump, it appears (through the outlets) that there is a 'flap' that diverts the washer fluid depending on which direction the fluid is required.
It looks like this 'flap' has been pierced and now allows fluid out of both outlets, will dismember the old pump to find out the workings and post some pics of the possible problem, doubt though if a repair is possible, but we will see......................
 

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EUREKA!
Dismembered the washer pump and found there is a small silicone 'flap' between the two outlets.
Depending on the rotation of the pump, the pressure closes the 'flap' allowing only one exit for the washer fluid, only some bright spark must have thought there was a blockage and pierced the 'flap' allowing fluid out through both front and rear connections.....................
£25 well spent !!!!!!

Paul S.
 
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