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    One of my screen wiper jets it set too high .... wiper fluid on my roof instead of screen, I alter it a tiny amount and its now too low .... there is no inbetween

    Any advice on resetting these blasted jets ?

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    I think you might be able to make slight adjustments by using a needle.

    if you place the needle tip into the nozzle and give it a wee nudge up or down

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    Hi Suj,

    That is what I was trying to use, a fine needle ... no Joy

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    hi ya another idea is to use is the sharp end of a small nail or the bit that snaps of a small pot rivet seen me using that some times if that helps

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    I've found that if I insert a needle, pin into the good jet stand back and look at from the side you can see where the pin is pointing then duplicate it with the dodgy jet I found it works, esp if your using two pins you can align them up together.

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    Trial and error. You have seen that seemingly very small movements cause the water jet to move radically. Keep trying with the needle in the jet.

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    a needle works fine... worked a treat on mine

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    try using a staple gives better adjustment thats what i use

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    Had probs with mine blasting the wiper arms! (since Ive had the car!)- so at the weekend moved them and then they blasted the car behind the car behind me!!

    re-adjusted them yesterday and hey presto they are on my screen!

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