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Hello to all,

I saw on other threads that a common improvement was to replace the OEM washer nozzles with Xsara parts, so I ordered this model :

It fits perfectly in the original place; unfortunately, the power of the jet is ridiculous and doesn't even reach the windscreen instead of having the fog. I've seen 620 owners get it to work. Have you had this problem?
 

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I have such washers fitted on my R3 and are working fine.
Usual problem with them is to aim too low on the windscreen and then you need to raise them toward windscreen a little.
However if yours are not reaching the windscreen at all, then several things needs to be inspected: is your exit hole from windscreen washer bottle is clogged with diet; are pipes from windscreen washer bottle pump clogged, bent or broken in any place; are pipe joints free for normal flow; last but important is your pump capable of delivering strong flow from bottle to the nozzles - pump weaken over time and jet flow is not that strong anymore. If the pump is in question new one will be in order.
 

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The nozzles are new but I cleaned them just in case. The weird thing is that the original ones work perfectly well so the circuit must be correct. Does the 600 provide enough pressure to make the Xsara one work ?
 

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I do not know. I did not tried them on my R600 since I love nozzles on R600. However I changed them on my R3.
I would assume that water pump on R600 is quite capable on pressure if it is not on its way out.
 

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I have reinstalled the old ones for the moment but I don't understand why there is hardly anything coming out of the nozzle since its new parts.

I have seen that some people have mounted it on the 600 and it worked perfectly.
 

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When I had a 600 a few years ago, it had a problem with low pressure (with the standard washers) - I discovered the feed pipe from the pump had a split in the section that travels along under the wing. However, I would think you would probably spot the water dripping down should this be the case with yours. I had to unbolt the wing and take it off to replace the damaged section.
 

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When I had a 600 a few years ago, it had a problem with low pressure (with the standard washers) - I discovered the feed pipe from the pump had a split in the section that travels along under the wing. However, I would think you would probably spot the water dripping down should this be the case with yours. I had to unbolt the wing and take it off to replace the damaged section.
Yes, I also had this problem last month. What a pain to take the wing apart!

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And indeed, in my case the fluid was coming out between the wing and the bonnet. So I changed this part and it should not be a problem anymore I hope !
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I have been thinking of fitting them to my TF and was looking at them on eBay, one seller states beware of cheap copies:oops: Your experience tends to confirm that OE is better.
The seller claimed that they were OEM. So be careful when buying!

Now that the new ones are working I need to find a way to adjust the nozzles so that the spray gets above the wipers xD
 
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