AskPatty Certified Female Friendly Logo

Automotive Advice

At AskPatty, we focus on giving the best automotive advice for helping people with their car questions. If you have a car question, start by asking our automotive experts. You can also use the search bar in the top right to search for a specific issue. All car questions are welcome and we look forward to helping you!


Ask a QuestionSearch for Washer Questions - Page 1 of 2


the windshield washer tubes came loose (froze) and i can
Hi- The windshield on my Toyota 4Runner seems to catch every bug around. Is it because of the angle of the windshield, and would a bug guard be the answer? I've had 4X4s before and never had this problem. Also, the washer fluid doesn't seem to work very well. Could I just need new blades?
I have a 95 Ford Taurus. Somehow my washer fluid keeps getting contaminated, by what looks to be dirty coolant (I don't really know). I keep the car in a garage and apart from a drip or two nothing seems to be leaking, nor does there appear to be anything overtly wrong with the hose set up just as they should be. Have you dealt with this before? Can you ...
I bought a 2007 Toyota Camry 2 1/2 months ago. The windshield washer light in now staying on. Would the Maintenance Required light come on also if I need windshield washing fluid.
Although I have sufficient transmission fluid in my 2009 Toyota Camry, I inadvertently put some windshield washer fluid into the same hole where the transmission fluid belongs. Will this affect the running of my vehicle?
Shortly after GM dealer replaced the thermostat on my GMC Canyon the windshield washers quit working. Are they on a fuse?
The vehicle in question is a 1988 Accord Lxi, cable-operated 5-speed, 4 cylinder. I asked a repair shop to replace my clutch. Upon completion, I drove with my Wife to p/u my car. It seemed difficult to shift into first gear while running, but I managed to drive the car home. Shifting from a stop into first became progressively more challenging, culminating ...

Need Car Advice?

Ask The Experts!

Looking for a New or Used Car?

Search for our Certified Female Friendly® Car Buying Marketplace locations

Help Our Charities