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How to Replace Washer Fluid Pump 06-10 Volkswagen GTI

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How to Replace Washer Fluid Pump 06-10 Volkswagen GTI

Created on: 2018-05-14

How to repair, install, fix, change or replace a broken, damaged, or failing windshield washer pump on 06, 07, 08, 09, 10 VW GTI

  1. step 1 :Removing the Grille
    • Remove the T25 Torx bolts from the grille
    • Pull the grille forward and off the bumper
  2. step 2 :Removing the Bumper Cover
    • Remove the access panel in the wheel well
    • Remove the T25 bolt on either end of the bumper in the wheel well
    • Disconnect the fog light connector
    • Pull the fog light out
    • Remove the T25 Torx bolts from the splash shield
    • Pull the bumper cover out on both sides
    • Remove the bumper cover
  3. step 3 :Removing the Windshield Washer Reservoir Pump
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Disconnect the wiring harness and connectors from the pump
    • Drain the washer reservoir
    • Lift the pump up and out
  4. step 4 :Installing Windshield Washer Reservoir Pump
    • Insert the pump into place
    • Connect the wiring harness and connectors to the pump
  5. step 5 :Installing the Bumper Cover
    • Insert the bumper cover into place
    • Tighten the T25 Torx bolts to the splash shield
    • Connect the fog light and connector
    • Tighten the T25 bolts on either end of the bumper
    • Connect the access panel in the wheel well
  6. step 6 :Installing the Grille
    • Insert the grille into place
    • Tighten the T25 Torx bolt to the grille

Tools needed for replacement

  • General Tools

    Drain Pan

  • Ratchets & Related

    Socket Extensions

    Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Star Drivers & Sockets

    T25 Driver

Installation Video
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Hi, I’m Mike from 1A Auto. We’ve been selling auto parts for over 30 years!

In this video, we will be removing and reinstalling a washer fluid pump in a 2010 Volkswagen GTI. We're going to take these T25s out of the front grille. We're using a T25 socket extension and a ratchet. Then, going to grab underneath the grille and just pull forward. There's little clips underneath. That came out easy. You may have to work at it a little bit. I'm going to pull this panel off. Grab underneath and pull. We have a T25 that goes straight up and down. I'm going to use our T25 socket and extension. Get on it. There's two more down here. We're going to pull our connector for our fog lights. You're going to push on this little tab here and then pull down. The connector will pull right out. Push down and pull that straight out.

The driver's side is the same. On the driver's side, the wiring harness had a retainer that's attached to the bumper. You're going to pull it straight out. We're going to take out all these T25s. There's one here, one here, one there, one there, one there, one there, these two, and these two. Now, on both sides, I'm going to grab right here and pull out. I'm going to take these last two out and we'll pull straight forward.

You’re going to want a bucket or something to catch the fluid when you pull this off, but we'll pry this little guy up with a flat blade tool just like that so it's up and that pulls off. Do the same with the other side. Pull that one off. Grab up here the connector high up on the connector and then pull. To get the pump out, you're going to pull straight up.

To install, we're going to take and line it up. Push it straight down. We're going to connect our connector until it clicks. We're going to take this hose, pop it on there. Push the white tab down. That's the lock. Then, connect this hose to this side. Push down the black lock.

For ease of installation, it's easier if you have a partner when taking it off and can line it up. Install these two T25s. I'm going to install these T25s. Next, we're going to connect the marker light and push that in. Now, we're going to connect the fog light. Just push it on till it's locked in. Do the same for the driver's side. Right. We're going to install this last. We're going to install this T25 going up. You're going to push on the bumper and make sure it lines up while you're tightening it and put these torque screws in. Install the cover. Put it in the top and push in.

Install the grille and line it up down below. And push to lock it into place. Install these four T25 torx screws.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Drain Pan

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Star Drivers & Sockets

  • T25 Driver

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