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Old 03 February 2019, 04:41 PM
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Default hawkeye headlight washers not retracting fully

a problem ive had since day 1 with my hawk sti is the pop out headlight washers dont retract fully, they both pop out ok and both wash ok but i have to push them back in with my hands,they go in easily enough with no force needed.

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Old 03 February 2019, 04:43 PM
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While it's out put some silicon grease on the shaft...oooerr
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Old 03 February 2019, 04:46 PM
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While it's out put some silicon grease on the shaft...oooerr
ooofff you saucy sod

i will try that, am i right in thinking they work from pneumatic pressure?
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Old 03 February 2019, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by the shreksta View Post
ooofff you saucy sod

i will try that, am i right in thinking they work from pneumatic pressure?
They work by water pressure alone.

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They work by water pressure alone.

thanks don, so water pressure pushes them out.......what brings them back in?
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Old 03 February 2019, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by the shreksta View Post
thanks don, so water pressure pushes them out.......what brings them back in?
I would image they are spring loaded in some way.
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