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How To Replace Windshield Washer Reservoir 00-07 Chevy Monte Carlo

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  1. step : Accessing the Washer Fluid Bottle (0:37)
    • Remove the two 7mm bolts from the passenger side inner wheel well
    • Remove the three 7mm bolts from the bumper cover
    • Pull aside the splash shield
  2. step : Removing the Washer Bottle (1:17)
    • Disconnect the fluid level sensor wiring harness
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Pull off the washer hose
    • Disconnect the washer pump wiring harness
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the top of the washer bottle
    • Pull off the washer bottle filler neck
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts from the bottom of the washer bottle
    • Pull the washer bottle down and out
  3. step : Preparing the New Washer Bottle (2:44)
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts from the old washer bottle bracket
    • Remove the washer pump and fluid level sensor from the old washer bottle
    • Push the washer pump and fluid level sensor into the new washer bottle
    • Put the bracket onto the new washer bottle
    • Insert the two 10mm bolts into the washer bottle bracket
  4. step : Installing the New Washer Bottle (3:33)
    • Put the new washer bottle into place
    • Insert the two lower 10mm bolts into the washer bottle
    • Connect the fluid level sensor wiring harness
    • Connect the washer pump wiring harness
    • Put the splash shield into place
    • Insert the three 7mm bolts into the bumper cover
    • Insert the two 7mm bolts into the inner wheel well
    • Unclip the nearby wiring harness if necessary
    • Push washer bottle filler neck into place
    • Reclip the wiring harness if you have unclipped it
    • Fill the washer bottle with washer fluid

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Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of 1AAuto.com. Thanks.

In this video, we're going to show you how to replace the washer bottle on this 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo. It's the same part and similar process on these Monte Carlos from 2000 to 2005. The items you'll need are a new washer bottle from 1AAuto.com, a 7mm and 10mm socket and ratchet, flat blade screwdriver, a drip pan, and jack and jack stands.

Start off by removing these two 7mm bolts. Now, remove these three 7mm bolts right here. Now, pull this panel to the side and down and your washer bottle and washer pump are right here.

Disconnect the level sensor harness, pull the washer hose free, making sure that a drip pan is below it, because fluid will typically come out, and then just disconnect your washer pump harness. Remove this 10mm bolt, and you can see ours is missing, so we won't be doing that. Then you just pull this top part of your washer bottle off. Then, you want to remove this 10mm bolt right here and this 10mm bolt right here, and then there's another 10mm bolt up along the top, right there. To give you a better reference of it, we'll show you on the new bottle; it's right here. We'll just fast forward as Mike removes those three 10mm bolts. Pull your washer bottle down and then remove these two 10mm bolts that hold the bracket on and then pull the washer pump and fluid level sensor free.

Push your level sensor and your washer pump into your new washer bottle and then replace the bracket and those two 10mm bolts that hold it into place and tighten them up.

Then, feed your washer bottle back up into place. Once you've got all the holes lined up, just replace that top 10mm bolt first and then tighten it up and tighten up the other two bolts as well. Now replace those two harnesses and reconnect the washer hose. Just fast forward as Mike replaces those five 7mm bolts. You may have to unclip this and move it out of the way. Push it in, rotate it up, and replace your bolt. Clip this harness back up in place and refill.

We hope this video helps you out. Brought to you by www.1AAuto.com, your source for quality replacement parts and the best service on the Internet. Please feel free to call us toll-free, 888-844-3393. We're the company that's here for you on the Internet and in person.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Drain Pan
  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 7mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket


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