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Honda CR-V Windshield Washer Inop Due to Front Bumper Impact

Honda CR-V Problem
19 Reports
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Model Years Affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Average Mileage: 51,692 mi (4,000 mi - 118,542 mi)


Impact to the front bumper can cause the connector on the washer pump to come off and the windshield washers will not work. Depending upon the severity of the impact it could damage the washer motor and bottle.

  • Visitor, , 25,000 mi

    Had a front end collision and broke off the pump value . Had to replace the whole pump assembly.

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  • Visitor,

    I was first told I must have hit something and broke it, which I did not. Dealer replaced windshield washer mech. free of charge, since still under warranty.

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  • Visitor,

    Small impact to front RHS bumper resulted in windscreen washers not working - first thought it was the radiator. From previous reports looks like a new washer motor. It was a very slight impact.

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  • Visitor, , 42,000 mi

    soft impact to under carriage on passenger side broke off pump. dealer refused to warranty.

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  • Visitor, , 65,000 mi

    Small impact on passenger front end and washer tank is leaking.

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  • Visitor, , 4,000 mi

    Small scratch on a right side of the fromt bumber caused windshield pump to be broken. Honda,move pump further from bumper

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  • Visitor, , 7,000 mi

    Got in a small collision where the bumper was barely damaged. The water pump completely broken.

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