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Just had a problem with my 2014 i10 w/washers my new dealer sorted them under warranty that was a surprise!
In there wisdom Hyundai bury the pump under the right wheel arch so not great to get at.
The problem is that the filter in mounted on the pump inlet and gets clogged with washing up liquid/crystallised additive or any rubbish that finds it's way into the water bottle.
So if your pump runs but no water comes out of the jets just disconnect the washer hose as it enters the wiper panel under the bonnet if it does not squirt when operated it's the pump filter, if it squirts its the jets.
Great to know it can be done under warranty at 4+ years.
My next move is to place a mesh filter inside the filler neck!!
 

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Great to hear your dealer fixed this under warranty, because it isn't really a warranty issue.
So, well done them....whoever they are??

Mesh in the filler neck is unlikely to prevent it from happening again though. It's not usually dirt that chokes the pump filter. As you say, it's more often the additives you pour in that cause the problem.
 

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Hyundai washer pump tends to fail in 3-4 years time. My santa fe sport failed pump is not clogged at all with the filter screen. It cannot stand the cold weather.
 

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Thankfully, we don't get very cold weather here in the UK. Just very wet weather.
 

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Since 2011, I have read numerous issue with the “blue” washer solvent. But the accusatory Finger was pointed at the Walmart brand. That was all I needed to see. I removed the remainder of the Hyundai factory fill and replaced it with Rain-X brand. Over 140,000 miles on my 2011, 2013, and 2017 with zero issues. Have also done this on wife’s 2008, 2012, & 2016 Tucson’s.

Not familiar with the brand offerings in the Uk. Only the cheap junk here in the US. Sometimes, those few pennies to go first class is well worth it.
 

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I'm a little surpised that people still put washing up liquid in their windscreen washer bottles. I know people that do it. Washing up liquid as far as I know, contains salt and obviously isn't kind to paintwork, plus it will crystalise as pointed out earlier and clog things up. It will also undoubtedly lead to premature wiper failure by attacking/destroying the rubber wiper blade.

There is also another aspect associated with not using proper screenwash additive, a very serious health issue. Although rare, Legionnaires Disease has been known to culture in windscreen washer bottles. Personally I only ever use proper windscreen additive.


https://www.nhs.uk/news/lifestyle-and-exercise/legionnaires-risk-from-wiper-water/
 
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