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    Screen wash bottle leaking

    Hi.

    I have a 2013 Move Up and the screen wash is losing fluid. I assume either the bottle is cracked or the pipes are loose.
    How do I get to it? Options seems to be remove : 1) nearside headlamp 2) nearside wheel arch skirt 3) bumper. What is the best approach please?

    The washer fluid pipe is also leaking in the rear tailgate. Combined with the sticking handbrake not great on the early models!

    Thanks.
    2003 Golf GTI 1.9 TDI ARL, Black Magic, Sports suspension, Sunroof, Winter pack, , 6 speed manual, 225/45/17 alloys. Dark Myrtle wood details. 200k miles.

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    That is wheel off, arch trim out and with a bit of fiddling it will drop down. The bottle is part number 1S0 955 453 C and costs 37.22. The convoluted tube through the tailgate tube can split and you use 1J0 955 751 D to replace it which costs 26.34 and you need a few small parts to go with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crasher View Post
    That is wheel off, arch trim out and with a bit of fiddling it will drop down. The bottle is part number 1S0 955 453 C and costs 37.22. The convoluted tube through the tailgate tube can split and you use 1J0 955 751 D to replace it which costs 26.34 and you need a few small parts to go with it.
    Thanks Crasher. 👍

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