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Old 09-15-2020, 07:38 PM   #1
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Windshield washer reservoir removal?

I can't believe I have to ask this, but I thought this reservoir would just slide up and out of a bracket on the back side. I've tried but am afraid to break the reservoir.

How does this come out?

I have a 2004 National Seabreeze on a Ford F-53. It's mounted on Passenger side front under hood.


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Old 09-16-2020, 05:19 PM   #2
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They're only $18 if you do ruin yours. Mine was rusted in place but the pump was bad too so I didn't mind cutting it out. Here's a universal tank kit.

I just left the switch out and wired it up to existing.

I should mention that the tank was held in place by a metal strap and there were two rusted self drilling screws holding it. Couldn't get them out so just cut the strap and then banged the heads off. I had to drill a couple new holes nearby for the new tank.
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Old 09-16-2020, 05:53 PM   #3
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On my Seabreeze the tank sits on a bracket, bracket is bolted on to the frame with 2 bolts.
2007 Sea Breeze LX 8321 Ford Chassis
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Old 09-17-2020, 07:51 AM   #4
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I can just lift ours straight up then remove it.It is on a bracket.
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Old 09-17-2020, 09:41 AM   #5
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Thanks guys,
I got it out. It does slide up and off a bracket mounted to a vertical channel iron held on with two screws. It didn't lift off easily, I had to use a piece of lumber and pry it loose before it slid up and off.
I am surprised the force didn't break the tank, but it's off.


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