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Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit

Part No. 47137 Warranty  

Fit of this part varies by vehicle & equipment specs Type of Fit

We offer a full line of Windshield Washer Nozzles for a range of applications. All our Windshield Washer Nozzles are constructed from high-quality materials for long-lasting durability.

Product Features:
  • Universal and direct replacement nozzles available (where applicable) for a proper fit on many different vehicles
  • Ideal for repairing damage incurred during automated car washes and snow and ice removal
  • Available in a package that contains two nozzles and two unions--all the components needed for one complete repair
  • Easy to install
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Dorman - HelpWindshield Washer Nozzle Kit
 
3.3

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (16)
  • Versatile (8)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Durable (6)

Cons

  • Incompatible (4)

Best Uses

  • Small cars (10)
  • Large cars (8)
  • Trucks (7)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Auto enthusiast (4), Mechanic (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (7), Casual driver (6), Mechanic (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good Product (So Far)

I just installed these washer nozzles on my '05 PT Cruiser GT (with turbo). I wish to address some issues raised by others:

1) Installation - very simple. Remove...Read complete review

I just installed these washer nozzles on my '05 PT Cruiser GT (with turbo). I wish to address some issues raised by others:

1) Installation - very simple. Remove tubing from old nozzles, remove old nozzles, slide rubber gaskets onto new nozzles, insert nozzles from above through holes in the hood, secure with nuts, insert short piece of tubing from kit onto union and the other end of short tubing onto nozzle then insert existing piece of tubing from old nozzles onto free end of union. This last step preserves the length of washer tubing already installed on the vehicle but you could optionally connect the existing tubing directly onto the new nozzles.

2) Spray Quality - These nozzles spray much more diffusely than my OEM nozzles (much more of a mist instead of a direct spray). This is not better or worse, just different.

3) Spray Aim - This seems to be a sticking point for several people. I can't speak for how well the spray aims for other vehicles, just for how it works on mine. First, these ARE adjustable. The metal key is designed to fit into the spray nozzle for adjustment. The initial adjustment requires some level of force the free the actual nozzles. Use gradually increasing force on the key until the nozzles begin to move freely. Second, the misting quality of the spray means a much greater surface area coverage is possible. This is good because it means perfect aim is not necessary. I was able to adjust mine to hit the top half of the windshield when stationary. When the care is moving, the mist tends to hit on the lower half of the windshield (but the airflow over the windshield draws the liquid up to the upper half).

I think the key to good aim is the angle of the hood on which these nozzles are mounted. For the PT Cruiser it is a very good match. However, I could easily see how a different slant angle on the hood would make this a difficult proposition.

I am extremely satisfied with this product upon initial installation. However I can only give it 4 stars for now because I don't know how well it will perform over time. Direct Chrysler replacement nozzles tend to last about a year on my vehicle. I've read that the turbo gives off excessive heat which cracks the plastic on the OEM nozzles. This product is made of plastic and may very likely suffer the same fate over time. If it lasts for more than a year, I'll revisit this review and update to 5 stars.

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Does Not Fit Ford F-150

Part is shown to fit a 2001 Ford F-150. It is a universal nozzles and on the F150 sprays directly into the bottom of the windsheild. Absolutly ineffective. As a universal type...Read complete review

Part is shown to fit a 2001 Ford F-150. It is a universal nozzles and on the F150 sprays directly into the bottom of the windsheild. Absolutly ineffective. As a universal type part it should not be listed under this manufacture / model catagory.

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4.0

Nice Little Nozzles

By Dustin

from Texas

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

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Level 4

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Incompatible

Best Uses

  • Large Cars
  • Small Cars
  • Trucks

Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

I got these for my 72 Nova, since my original washer nozzles were totally messed up beyond repair. These are nice little nozzles, but nothing absolutely spectacular. they were fairly simple to install, even in my old car. The problem with these is that they are not entirely adjustable, so you have to mess with them quite a bit to get them to spray in the right direction (up). You can shim them a little bit to get them to spray correctly, but it is difficult to get them to do what they are supposed to correctly. I've had these on my car for over a year, and they've held up well.

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2.0

nozzle center tips cant secure

By mike

from venice, florida

About Me Master Certified Tech, Mechanic

Verified Buyer
Level 1

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Unable 2 Secure Adj Tip

Best Uses

  • Most Windshield Washers

Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

after installing the product the next procedure was to adjust the spray tips ( or nozzles ). the problem is I cant secure them after the adjustment. they become out of adjust very very easily, very lose. wash the car by hand, or take it to a car wash the end result!, thay are now all over the place...

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2.0

install great but doesn't work!

By dxp

from VA

About Me Casual Driver

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Nozzle Deffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

    Install was easy, parts seemed sturdy but the spray was ineffective. From reading the other posts, it seems mine were defective. There was no spray pattern, stream or mist. The washer fluid just sprayed out everywhere randomly as though the nozzle head was defective. I use a small screw driver to try and tighten the small metal nozzle but fluid would shoot out all around and in the middle of the spray head. There was plenty of pressure but most of the fluid never shot more than an inch, then ran down the hood.

    I'll give this product one more chance

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    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    could be much better

    By sjschwarz88

    from Terre Haute, IN

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, DIY Mechanic

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    Level 3

    Pros

    • Better Than Nothing

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use

    Best Uses

    • Small Cars

    Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

    Bought to replace on a 2005 PT Cruiser and was better than nothing. However it is VERY hard to setup and at best i can get it to spray towards the lower part of the windshield and that is after an hour or so of trying to get it adjusted right

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    5.0

    Great Replacement for a GMC Envoy

    By Paul

    from Oaks, PA

    About Me Casual Driver

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Less Expensive Then Oem

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Large Cars
    • Small Cars
    • Trucks

    Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

    These are a great replacment to the OEM ones from the dealer. Less exspenive as well. Mounted very easy and once I adjusted the spray with the included tool they performed better then the originals. They give much better windshield coverage.

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    5.0

    Great product easy to use

    By NONE

    from NEW FLORENCE PA.

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

        EASY TO INSTALL, WORKED WITH THE ORIGNAL HOSES, TOOK ABOUT TEN MINUTES TOTAL. I READ SOME BAD REVIEWS ABOUT THE SPRAY NOT HITTING THE WINDSHIELD IN THE CORRECT PLACE BUT THAT IS ADJUSTABLE WITH THE TOOL INCLUDED IN THE KIT. NO PROBLEMS WITH THE NUTS JUST DONT OVER TIGHTEN THEM.

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        (4 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        very flimsy

        By Kevin

        from Hayfield, MN

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Flimsy

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars
        • Small Cars
        • Trucks

        Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

        The plastic is very weak so the threads stripped even before I started to snug it up.

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        (5 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        nice product!

        By jerry

        from Etna PA

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy to install

        Cons

        • No instructions

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars
        • Small Cars
        • Trucks

        Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

        I was happy to find this product online and have it available at the store in my town. Especially after an employee at the same store told me it was a dealer item!When I went to pick it up an hour later, a different employee told me, "we sure are going through a lot of these lately"! It was the hood mounted washer fluid nozzle kit. A selling lesson may be needed.

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        (7 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not universal

        By Still Busted

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Casual Driver

        Pros

          Cons

          • Incompatible

          Best Uses

            Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

            Does not fit F 150. Wasted my time and money.

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            (7 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great DIY Solution!

            By Tech Papa

            from Atlanta, GA

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Adjustment tool included
            • Easy To Use
            • Half the cost of OEM part
            • No tools required
            • Quality like OEM

            Cons

            • Adjusting takes time
            • No instructions provided

            Best Uses

            • Hoodmounted apps only

            Comments about Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit:

            Many orginal OEM nozzles fail due to blockage internally or externally. Others fail due to their location over hot engine components which causes them to become brittle and break. OEM replacements can be rediculously expensive. The doorman Windshield Washer Nozzle kit includes all the parts necessary to get the job done at less than half the cost of OEM parts for my PT Cruiser. The only downside was that no instructions are provided, but you can find videos on YOUTUBE that provide good examples for different installations. Installation itself took only 15 minutes with no tools required. The new nozzles spray multiple jets toward the windshield and it takes a little patience to get them aimed correctly, but a special tool is provided which simplifies that job. BIG TIP: after removing the old nozzles, but before assembling the new ones, spray water through the washer hoses to clear any dirt or debris that might remain from the old installation. I failed to do this and clogged the new nozzles on my first test and spent another half an hour cleaning them. I like this product. The real test will be to see how durable the new parts are, since on my car, they are located on the hood over the turbocharger and exhaust manifold. I had delayed this job thinking it would be a real pain, but the Dorman kit made it surprisingly easy. Take your time and test fit the parts for your installation and you should find this to be as easy as it was for me.

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            • Q:

              Please send installation instructions for Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit - Part No. 47137 to my email address.
              Asked on 8/11/2014 by ext from bloomfield

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Ext, This part does not come with the installation instructions. However, please try this instructions: You would put the nozzle through the hood or cowl panel and tighten the nut up and then attach the hoses. There should be a small key in the package and you just insert that into the nozzle and rotate the spray nozzle to where it best suits your needs. For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes or Chilton repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.

                Answered on 8/18/2014 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              Will this work on a 2006 Dodge Durango?
              Asked on 5/22/2014 by Tracy from Blountstown, FL

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Tracy, glad to assist you! This is universal and do not have any applications associated with it. You would need to match it up to the old one and see if they would work. Its inlet size is 0.240 inches.

                Answered on 5/22/2014 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              does this work on a 2004 grand cheroke
              Asked on 2/22/2014 by mark from United States

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Mark, glad to assist you! This is not an ideal part for your 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The exact windshield washer nozzle kit for your vehicle is currently unavailable online. I would suggest you to visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check the availability for this part.

                Answered on 2/23/2014 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              Will these fit on an 2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE V6?
              Asked on 2/2/2014 by Gh16 from Queens, NY

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                This windshield washer nozzle kit should fit your Nissan Pathfinder. However, this product is universal and not a direct fit. Some modifications may be required for proper installation.

                Answered on 2/4/2014 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              What is the metal piece used for?
              Asked on 1/23/2014 by Nick

              2 answers

              • A:

                TO ADJUST THE METAL NOZZLE SPRAY ANGLING

                Answered on 3/17/2014 by DR PHIL from AUBURN MAINE
              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Nick! Great question! The metal piece is an adjuster key. The nozzles sit in a ball socket and that key is used to adjust the spray.

                Answered on 1/24/2014 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
            • Q:

              Will this kit fit a 2007 Saturn Aura XE
              Asked on 10/29/2013 by Hogleg from Vero Beach, Florida

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Hogleg, this Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit - Part No. 47137 is universal and not a direct fit. Some modifications may be required for proper installation.

                Answered on 10/29/2013 by Morgan from AAP
            • Q:

              Will this Nozzle Kit fit a 2007 Saturn Aura XE
              Asked on 10/29/2013 by Hogleg from Vero Beach, Florida

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Hogleg, this Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit - Part No. 47137 is universal and not a direct fit. Some modifications may be required for proper installation.

                Answered on 10/29/2013 by Morgan from AAP
            • Q:

              Will it work on a 2007 Pontiac G6?
              Asked on 10/27/2013 by BOb B from Pittsburgh

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Bob, this Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit - Part No. 47137 should fit your 2007 Pontiac G6. However, this product is universal and not a direct fit. Some modifications may be required for proper installation.

                Answered on 10/28/2013 by Max from AAP
            • Q:

              How do I install this kit?
              Asked on 7/25/2013 by Ruthie from Brandon FL

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                With reference to this Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit - Part No. 47137, the following are the instructions for replacing the windshield washer nozzles on a car. Do a thorough inspection of the windshield washer system before you replace the windshield washer nozzles on your car. Make sure there's fluid in the reservoir (with antifreeze for winter months), no kinks in the hoses and that the pump is operable. In some cars, you can remove and repair the nozzles with a small needle or compressed air. Locate the windshield washer nozzles. Many vehicles have them clipped or screwed to the hood, while other cars may have them clipped to each windshield wiper arm. In some rare models, you may have to remove the cowling to access the nozzles. Open the hood of the vehicle for clipped nozzles or nozzles with retaining screws that are attached to the hood. Locate the nozzles and hoses attached to the hood (most likely on the lower edge of the hood closest to the windshield). Some vehicles may require removing an insulated panel that is retained by plastic clips. Pry the clips out and remove the panel (if applicable). Note the way the nozzle is attached to the underside of the hood. Clip-on nozzles will either be attached by a single clip on one side of the nozzle and a retaining anchor on the other end. Other clip-on nozzles may have two retaining clips that need to be squeezed together (with needle-nose pliers, if necessary). Press the clip or clips inward towards the nozzle and it will pop out of the hole in the hood. If the nozzle is retained by screws, simply unscrew them with the screwdriver. If there are hose clips holding the hose to the hood, unfasten the clips (by hand) to allow more movement in the hose-to-clip assembly. Remove the cowling, if applicable, to access the windshield washer nozzles and attached hoses. Most models with this application will have a fairly easy cowling to remove. Retaining plastic push-pins or similar devices will need to be removed with a screwdriver or similar tool to move the cowling. Unclip the nozzle from the windshield wiper arm for models where the nozzle is retained to the wiper arm. These types of nozzle retaining clips can easily be popped off the wiper arm by hand, and require no tools--you don't even need to open the hood. Holding the nozzle in one hand, twist the rubber hose back and forth with the other hand to remove the nozzle from the hose. All nozzles have a tapered end that simply presses into the flexible hose. Because the windshield washer fluid sprays at low pressure, it does not force the nozzle off. Remove the nozzle from the hose (whichever type you have) in this fashion. Insert the end of the new nozzle onto the hose and reassemble by reversing the procedure. Don't forget to refasten the hose retainer clips, or the hoses can kink. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                Answered on 7/26/2013 by Morgan from AAP
            • Q:

              Will this kit work on a 2003 Honda Odezzey? If so send me the instructions.
              Asked on 7/20/2013 by Vince from Browns Mills, NJ

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                The Dorman - Help Windshield Washer Nozzle Kit (Part No. 47137) is universal and not vehicle specific. The exact fit windshield washer kit for your 2003 Honda Odyssey is currently unavailable online. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                Answered on 7/20/2013 by Steve from AAP
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