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      04-11-2017, 11:06 PM   #45
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This happened to me over the weekend. I swear this is the last BMW I buy. Thank you OP for the excellent write up though!
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      07-01-2017, 08:05 PM   #46
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Thanks guys for your posts and tips. I'm about to start this job this morning. Will probably just replace the pump. Cheers
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      11-01-2017, 01:57 AM   #47
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So I am having a similar leak - puddle developed, low fluid warning came on but there is still some fluid left.

My question: is it always just the pump? I like to order the parts in advance and want to make sure I have the parts for all outcomes and don't mind returning what I dont to use. Would prefer just replacing the pump but want to be ready. Thanks!
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      11-01-2017, 01:16 PM   #48
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Could be a cracked tank, bad pump grommet, loose or cracked hose. I'd make the effort to find the issue even though it is a pain to get to this area, and then order what you need. For me it was just the pump.
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      02-11-2018, 05:24 PM   #49
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Thanks OP for guide.

Updating for anyone else. BMW is using a new part now. Does not have rubber bottom (where prone to leak).



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Thanks OP for guide.

Updating for anyone else. BMW is using a new part now. Does not have rubber bottom (where prone to leak).



Updated part number or the same??
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      02-11-2018, 07:49 PM   #51
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Part # 67127302589

Member Sparkee listed it correctly in his posting!
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      08-01-2018, 08:57 AM   #52
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Looks like no one has had this issue in a while. I woke up this morning to a puddle on the passenger side of the car. I was like, oh shit, coolant? Touched and took a sniff and was relieved it was just washer fluid. Looks like my pump seal has given up. Ill address on my next oil change.
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Looks like no one has had this issue in a while. I woke up this morning to a puddle on the passenger side of the car. I was like, oh shit, coolant? Touched and took a sniff and was relieved it was just washer fluid. Looks like my pump seal has given up. Ill address on my next oil change.
I just replaced my pump. Less than $20 at FCP Euro. You maybe able to find one cheaper. Very simple once you get the fender liner off.
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Purchasing a new (to me) e90 M3 and this came back on the PPI.

The diagnosis is the nozzles do not spray fluid.

They provided this part as the fix: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...ir-61667006063

However, it's just a strainer & grommet. My suspicion is the pump has failed and needs to be replaced as well.

The genuine BMW part looks to be updated in comparison to the alternative/Chinese models even though cost is x4.

Am I getting this right: to access the reservoir, one bolt needs to be removed, passenger fender liner moved forward and that's it?
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      01-09-2019, 06:22 PM   #55
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Just about, several videos on line. Some pull the tank all the way out. Seems they want to control where the fluid goes. I pulled it out to give access to the pump. I put a bucket underneath for the short amount of time I had pulled out the pump.
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      01-17-2019, 12:31 PM   #56
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Just stumbled upon this thread. My flyid does not spray at all but i have no leaks. Im going to replace the pump and see if it fixes it
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Purchasing a new (to me) e90 M3 and this came back on the PPI.

The diagnosis is the nozzles do not spray fluid.

They provided this part as the fix: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...ir-61667006063

However, it's just a strainer & grommet. My suspicion is the pump has failed and needs to be replaced as well.

The genuine BMW part looks to be updated in comparison to the alternative/Chinese models even though cost is x4.

Am I getting this right: to access the reservoir, one bolt needs to be removed, passenger fender liner moved forward and that's it?
One bolt and slide tank
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Purchasing a new (to me) e90 M3 and this came back on the PPI.

The diagnosis is the nozzles do not spray fluid.

They provided this part as the fix: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...ir-61667006063

However, it's just a strainer & grommet. My suspicion is the pump has failed and needs to be replaced as well.

The genuine BMW part looks to be updated in comparison to the alternative/Chinese models even though cost is x4.

Am I getting this right: to access the reservoir, one bolt needs to be removed, passenger fender liner moved forward and that's it?
One bolt and slide tank
One bolt on top of moving the fender liner forward?
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      01-18-2019, 06:01 AM   #59
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Yes, the first step is either removing the fender liner completely or just the back edge. Not many extra screws to pull it all the way out. Then there is on bolt holding the tank in place.
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Had a small puddle with a blue ring around the perimeter by the right front fender; watery consistency, hint of an odor, not oily at all. Wiper fluid was my guess, this thread confirmed that was the likely culprit. Another cracked motor to the pile, I've got a $10 amazon.com replacement inbound, we'll see how that fares.

Puddle and some remnants; clearly been leaking for a few days before I noticed it, my garage door's on the driver's side.


It was slowly dripping out of this small hole where the fender liner meets the running board.


Remove wheel and various bolts to pull back fender liner.


A Tidily packaged wiper fluid bottle; I was worried this would require removing the fender, but the whole shebang is held by that one 10mm bolt inboard of the tank.


With the bolt gone, the tank slides out like a cartridge, revealing the motor.


Top half of motor base is dry, but it's wet below what looks like an emergency freeze/weep hole. I couldn't discern any obvious cracks, but there's enough photos of failures on this thread that I just ordered a new one.


Different view of same point.


Might as well stop making a mess until the new part comes in.
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if you are going to go thru all the trouble of removing the tank to try and repair the leak at the pump just replace it. you will save a lot of time and aggravation
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      10-23-2019, 04:41 PM   #62
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having the same issue

just bought a 2008 bmw m3 which is having a lot of issues off the bat. when I went to the dealership for a recall, they top my washer fluid and notice it was washer fluid all over my backyard once I got home and parked right away. will be doing this job soon once I order the part thanks for the part number.


edit. I just order the UFO 10 buck one off amazon dosent come with the gourmet that was additional 5 bucks. still under 20 and will be seeing how well this one holds up. OEM was around 60-80 for a new one.

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