Leaky Washer Fluid Reservoir '98 Lexus LS 400

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While I was fiddling around changing my front brake pads, I noticed som orange fluid dripping from the front fender. Knowing that was washer
fluid, I did more investigating and the reservoir is leaking from the little round plug in the very bottom of the reservoir. This inch or so round plug
has 2 tiny wires coming out and the washer fluid is dripping down those two small wires. Any suggestions on how to fix? Or do I need a new
reservoir?
 

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I guess that’s what the wires are going to. The Pump. Since it seems to be leaking down the wires, a grommet, seal, or O ring might not be the answer. I probably need a new pump?
 
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I guess that’s what the wires are going to. The Pump. Since it seems to be leaking down the wires, a grommet, seal, or O ring might not be the answer. I probably need a new pump?

Let me see if I can find a parts diagram, usually there is a grommets or other type of seal that the pump pushes into or on. It does not always come with the pump.
 

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Ok. I got it. It’s the level sensor. Thanks y’all.

I won’t have to remove the reservoir. Plug and play, I think.
 

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Let me see if I can find a parts diagram, usually there is a grommets or other type of seal that the pump pushes into or on. It does not always come with the pump.
That would seal the deal. Thanks!
 

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Yes sir. The “local” guy in Greensboro told me he couldn’t get the parts but recommended some guy in California. Works like a charm now.

No more physical abuse to my right wrist. LOL
 
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