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Discussion in 'Mk3 Leon Guides (5F) 2012-2020' started by dephead2004, Nov 7, 2013.
Incredibly easy it will be!
Very easy to fit, took about 20 minutes but I also changed my blades... which took longer!
I can report back some leaking as someone else pointed out. See picture. Not sure how normal this is as I can say I've never used my washer whilst stationary and observed so intently.
There seemed to be a fair amount of liquid pooled on the ground, and whilst lifting the bonnet post application and spray, there was still a fair bit of liquid dripping from the driver side sprayer.
My guess is the liquid doesn't exit the fan washer as quickly as the jet, so when I disengage, the liquid which hasn't been jettisoned just sits in the pipe and leaks out. Therefore in reality I'm probably not saving any wash as a result of the swap; but the clean is certainly better and that is good enough for me.
I fell into this trap. The ebay ones weren’t ejected from the mould properly so wouldn’t fit. Paid way more for genuine ones but the difference in quality is massive! Worthy investment. Bloody sick of those stupid pistol jets.
Hi Guys, looked in just to see what's happening here. Glad to have helped, about 124,000 views!
Still running the fans and no problems
Hi all, how do i know if i have heated washer jets or not? I want to install these fan type jets, i think i prefer them.
Do you have headlight washers? If so you may have heated washers. To check in lip one of the existing washers and if there is an electrical cable connected to it as well as a water pipe then they are heated. If you only have the water pipe then they are unheated.
These are the heated ones I bought for my CUPRA. Part number is shown.
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Exactly what I had with geniune ones, the water runs out and wets the top rubber seals on the scuttle. They don't have a one way valve or something different, found the cheap ones better! But one of my cheaper ones gets blocked easy, so who knows!
Hi guys, I’m new to the forum and despite numerous efforts to purchase the fan jets, every time they’ve arrived they’re just normal jets instead of a fan spray. Has anyone recently purchased any who could send me a link to what they bought? All the previous ones aren’t on eBay anymore and I don’t want the hassle of buying more which are wrong.
I bought direct from Listers (forum sponsor). Genuine parts and roughly the same price as eBay. If you give them a call, they are very helpful.
these are the ones I bought. All the cheap eBay ones were rubbish.
Thank you both so much! I’ll go and have a look now. Hopefully it’ll all be sorted now!