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The Windshield Washer Reservoir on my '09 Smart must have developed a leak, as it no longer holds fluid.
Anyone have a Part Number ?

Thanks Very Much
John
 

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Before you run off and buy parts... pull the Washer Pump from the side of the tank and make sure it's not just a grommet problem. (Assuming the 451 is built similar to my now 453).

My 2008 dumped washer fluid every time I filled it towards the end of it's life, so I never repaired that. But when I got my used 2016 (453) the pump would hum, but not spray. I started to order a new pump, etc... but in the mean time I pulled the tank up and saw how things were assembled, I found that my problem was just some stringy algae that had formed in the washer fluid. I cleaned that out of the pump, screen, and lines, and everything was fine.

I know your problem appears to be a leak, but I'm just saying... if you don't see an obvious crack, check the rubber pump grommet first (cheaper).

Just my $.02.
Jim
 

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Before you run off and buy parts... pull the Washer Pump from the side of the tank and make sure it's not just a grommet problem. (Assuming the 451 is built similar to my now 453).

My 2008 dumped washer fluid every time I filled it towards the end of it's life, so I never repaired that. But when I got my used 2016 (453) the pump would hum, but not spray. I started to order a new pump, etc... but in the mean time I pulled the tank up and saw how things were assembled, I found that my problem was just some stringy algae that had formed in the washer fluid. I cleaned that out of the pump, screen, and lines, and everything was fine.

I know your problem appears to be a leak, but I'm just saying... if you don't see an obvious crack, check the rubber pump grommet first (cheaper).

Just my $.02.
Jim

MUCH Appreciated, Jim!
 
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