2012 Citroen c5x7 front windscreen wash

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2012 Citroen c5x7 front windscreen wash

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Hi, can anyone advise if the same pump serves the front windscreen and the headlight wash. I don't have windscreen water but do have headlight wash. I have checked pipework and nothing seems obviously blocked but no water to the windows.
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Re: 2012 Citroen c5x7 front windscreen wash

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The same reservoir, but there may be a different or separate pump for the headlamp wash as it has to provide more pressure to activate the rams.
The other pump operates the front and rear screen wash.
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Re: 2012 Citroen c5x7 front windscreen wash

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Thanks, that's a help in working out how to fix it. Any idea how to get to the main pump or if it's an easy swap?
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Re: 2012 Citroen c5x7 front windscreen wash

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I edited my last post as I've had another look and it's not 100% clear regarding the pump situation. The reservoir is the same, but there are distinct pumps for headlamp wash (with the separate tubing from the pump to the rams) and fitted level sensors to the reservoir and the one shown for front wash.

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