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Leaking Windshield Washer Tank-FYI

Our Armada developed a slow leak in the windshield washer fluid tank a few weeks back. I finally had a chance to dig into it and see what is going on. Removed the tank (2 bolts and disconnect the sensor) and found a small slice cut in the plastic tank underneath the white plastic fastener (where one of the bolts facing the front of the truck attaches). The fastener simply has too sharp of edges and is a little bit too large for the space where it installs into the tank. It was clearly forced into place at the factory which likely cut into the tank.

I dremelled the fastener edges and applied some plastic weld (2 part from Advanced Auto) to the cut. Hopefully this solves the issue.

From my online search, it appears this is a relatively common Nissan issue (Titans/Frontiers/etc).Hopefully this post helps the next person this happens to!

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UPDATE:

Fix lasted for a bit less than a year, now the reservoir is leaking from the same location as the JB Weld did not hold up. I am going to do some research on a better fix to the original tank but may just end up purchasing one of the aftermarket tanks on Amazon. Anyone use a non-OEM tank yet?

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