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Illustration #285

Connector New motor Self tapping screw Old motor

Use a drill bit no bigger than necessary. Or use a smaller bit and open up the hold with a round file until it is just large enough to take the new tube. If necessary, take off the container and shake out any drilling or filing debris that has dropped inside and could block the filter on non-return valve later.

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    Fitting a new windscreen-washer motor

    Cars with electrically operated windscreen washers sometimes have a switch controlling the motor incorporated within the windscreen-wiper switch. If the motor does not work, check first that the switch is functioning; if it is, check the wiring to the washer motor (See How to test electrical circuits). Read more