Windshields and Wipers
Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
1995-2005 Chevy Cavaliers

Why does your wiper fluid not squirt to the windshield instead it spreads under hood and causes smoke to appear?

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September 14, 2011 12:18AM

The tubing that runs under the hood of your car, normally between the metal and the fire-retardent material, is most likely cracked or cut. There are usually several plastic "T's" in addition to the tubing that split the line so fluid can come out of multiple locations - the tube may have pulled away from this "T". Un-hook the fire-retardent material and inspect the tubing...you should find the problem and it is probably an easy fix.