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I have a 2010 CTS premium sedan. For the life of me I cant tell if it has washers on my headlamps. Anyone know if I'm blind or they're just hidden. Or do I even have washers?
 

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If you don't see a spray nozzle on the bumper in front of the headlight you don't have headlight washers.
 

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vfaninva said:
If you don't see a spray nozzle on the bumper in front of the headlight you don't have headlight washers.
Well that sucks :(
 

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Or does it blow?
 

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The headlight washers only work when the headlights are on, and most times you will not realize that the washers have just put water all over your headlights and bumper.

When it dries you will have spots that you will have to polish out again.
 

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The headlight washers only work when the headlights are on, and most times you will not realize that the washers have just put water all over your headlights and bumper.

When it dries you will have spots that you will have to polish out again.
I would agree. Without wipers they really don't help a lot. On plastic I wouldn't even consider them.
 

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^^Yep. It's too bad all gen 2 V's have them. I would have checked the delete box when I ordered mine. Useless.
 

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The washer nozzles for the headlamp lenses are noticeable, you would know if you have them or not. Here's a video I made a while ago showing the headlamp washers in action.

While others may say they find them useless, I quite like the headlamp washers; they're especially useful in the winter months in Ohio when the roads are wet from dirty melting snow and the cars in front of you continuously spray the front of your car with the dirty water. After the water dries it leaves behind all the dirt from the road and the washers take some of that off.
 

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idealdreams said:
The washer nozzles for the headlamp lenses are noticeable, you would know if you have them or not. Here's a video I made a while ago showing the headlamp washers in action. While others may say they find them useless, I quite like the headlamp washers; they're especially useful in the winter months in Ohio when the roads are wet from dirty melting snow and the cars in front of you continuously spray the front of your car with the dirty water. After the water dries it leaves behind all the dirt from the road and the washers take some of that off.
I definitely don't have them then. Which is rather surprising for a Premium CTS. Considering this thing has everything and the kitchen sink on it. All is good tho. I love love love this bad boy. Best car ever for a poor boy like myself! Thanks to everyone for the responses
 

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Actually now that I think about it, I believe Cadillac removed the headlamp washers from 2010 and newer model years of the CTS.
 

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I think it was one of the downgraded options. `08 and early `09 had them in the premium package. I had an `08 that did. The `13 I have now did not come with them but it does have heated steering wheel, side blind alerts and more that the `08 did not have.
 
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