Need Help?

2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 4dr Man

2012 Honda Civic Sedan
Trim Info:
Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
28 (Est) mpg city / 36 (Est) mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
 Miles
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle


Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.

back to question list

Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics


October 8, 2013, 1:41 pm

Francis G
 

Question: windshield washers throwing liquid

Hi, I have an issue with the front windshield washers, they were ok, but yesterday I noticed that when I'm driving both washers throw a little amount of liquid to the glass, that happens without pulling the lever. If I pull the lever it sprays normally.

The weird thing is that when I'm driving and there's any vibration because of the road, then the washers throw a little spread of liquid.

Please help!


October 15, 2013, 5:07 pm

Richard W
Expert Mechanic

Fluid is staying in the lines. The washer fluid should go back into the tank. But it sounds like it's not. I would check to make sure that there is no kinks in the line.


0/0 users found this helpful.

Ask our panel of certified auto mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to



My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…