Chevrolet Equinox Windshield Washer Pump Replacement Cost

Know what price you should pay to get your vehicle fixed.

The average cost for a Chevrolet Equinox windshield washer pump replacement is between $135 and $160. Labor costs are estimated between $89 and $114 while parts are priced at $46. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Note about price: This service is typically done as part of a bigger, more expensive repair, so the estimate you see above may not represent your total cost. Some of these bigger related repairs are listed in the table below. Talk with a RepairPal Certified shop to learn which repairs may be right for you.

How does the windshield washer pump work?

If you press your window washer, and you hear a buzz or hum, that is the windshield washer fluid pump. The pump is activated by the button on the steering wheel, and in some models, this is done indirectly through a signal from the vehicle's computer.

What are the symptoms related to a bad windshield washer pump?

When the windshield washer pump fails to activate the washer nozzles, and the normal buzzing sound is not heard, the windshield washer fluid pump or the electrical circuit is faulty. Also, these pumps crack and leak occasionally, and if water is accumulating on the bottom of the windshield washer fluid pump, the pump or reservoir must be replaced.

Can I drive with a windshield washer pump problem?

Driving without windshield cleaning components is not typically considered unsafe, but there will be no system to properly clean your field of vision if the need arises. If the windshield cleaning system is heavily relied upon in your location, consider repairing the system sooner than later. Also, this system works together to clean and protect the windshield, when one component fails, the risk of damage to the windshield is elevated. Lack of lubrication, incorrect windshield wiper angle, and worn windshield wiper blades are all causes of streaking, grooving, and scratching the path of the windshield wipers into the windshield.

How often do windshield washer pumps need to be replaced?

Windshield washer fluid pumps and reservoirs fail about as often as you think about their existence. When failure does occur, it is usually from the engine simply wearing out, or the pump being run without liquid in the windshield washer fluid reservoir. To keep the pump in good running condition, keeping the coolant reservoir full of fluid a big help.

Windshield Washer Pump Replacement Cost Estimates

The average cost for a Windshield Washer Pump Replacement is between $135 and $160 but can vary from car to car.