Windshield washer system for automotive vehicle

  • US 6,719,215 B2
  • Filed: 10/05/2001
  • Issued: 04/13/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/05/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A windshield washer system for an automotive vehicle, comprising:

  • a fluid reservoir;

    a pump mounted within said fluid reservoir; and

    a heater mounted in proximity to said pump, so as to provide heat to fluid contained within said reservoir; and

    a nozzle coupled directly to and extending from a housing of said pump, for applying fluid from said reservoir to an outside surface of an automobile, wherein said nozzle has a first position for spraying, and a second position when it is not spraying, with said nozzle being self-draining.

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