BMW Cars 1999-06

Windshield Washer System

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Washer Pump & Reservoir



Removal & Installation

The windshield washer pump is mounted in the washer reservoir and sealed and held in place by a rubber grommet. To remove the pump:

  1. Detach the electrical connector from the pump.
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  3. Drain the washer fluid reservoir or place a drain pan underneath to catch the fluid when the pump is removed.
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  5. Carefully remove the pump from the reservoir, taking care to not damage the sealing grommet.
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To install:

  1. Inspect the rubber sealing grommet and if cracked, brittle or damaged replace it.
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  3. Lubricate the rubber grommet with washer fluid or a mild liquid soap.
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  5. Press the pump and its pickup into the reservoir making sure it is fully seated.
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  7. Refill the reservoir and check for fluid leaks and normal operation.
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