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How do you clear washer jet nozzle?

Apologies for the dumb question, but i'm struggling to find the hole!

My driver's side windscreen washer jet nozzle seems to be slightly clogged and I can't figure out where the hole is to stick a needle into to clear it out. I've figure out how to remove the panel on the underside of the bonnet to access the tubing where it attaches to the nozzle, but can't find the actual nozzle hole!
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Assuming it was clogged by mineral deposits from the water, try filling the reservoir with citric acid solution (1 spoon per liter). This should resolve the problem over the course of a few days.
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Modern jets probably don't have a hole as such. They send out a diffuse spray rather than a single jet (which is a massive improvement). I doubt there's something there you can stick a pin in - I assume it's more of a sieve / colander type arrangement.
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Your nozzel is on the underside rear edge of the bonnet, not on the base of the windscreen. Never had the cause to remove one so that it for me.
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I once cleared out a 20 year old Merc one, it was unbelievable full of blue jelly from years of screen wash residue. I took the pipe of the spray end and blew as hard as I could down the bottle end and it came out like a a blue worm. Had to have a good sit down after as the world was spinning lol.

Any way this process may still be possible to clear the sprayer, take the tube off the bottom and access the spray diffuser from there.

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There was a post on here earlier this year that made reference to drilling one out but IMHO it is better to buy a new one I'm afraid. They are about 6 each from the dealers.
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