My windhshield washer fluid is leaking at the left front part of the car

Asked by Nov 17, 2014 at 07:14 AM about the 2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Fill up the windshield washer and with in a day it is empty.  It is leaking at the left front end of the car

3 Answers

222,425

So either the fluid tank is cracked, or one of the gaskets or hoses popped of or is split or cracked. You'll need to do some investigating.

94,055

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEYnAqAfbTA This should help locate where the reservoir is and I think your pump or hose is leaking. The best way to track it down the leak is to fill up the reservoir and add a little food dye to it, this will make it easier to find the leak.

At the bottom of the pump, where it goes through a small hole into the tank, there is a small seal around the pump. Mine cracked and fell off which allows the fluid to drain out quickly. You can unplug the pump unit and go to a Hardware store, find a small seal or gasket in the plumbing dept, that fits snuggly around that end of the pump. Apply some sealant and press it in to the hole.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • BMW 325 xi 2002 Oil Pan Gasket Leak,front and rear differential leak,axle seal leak 2 answers

    Hi , In a vehicle inspection done multiple leaks found in my car. Oil Pan Gasket Leak,front and rear differential leak,axle seal leak I want to know Is the only way to repair leak is to replace the p...

    2002 BMW 3 Series 325xi

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 Bmw 325i oil leak 3 answers

    I have notice a minor oil leal in the front of the engine behind and below the power steering reservoir. It's motor oil not power steering fluid. Is the oil pressure sending unit located in that vac...

    2005 BMW 3 Series 325i

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Is this part i provided a picture of replacable ? If so, Whats it called ? 1 answer

    there is fluid leaking. not sure how to replace but not knowing the part discriptions makes it hard to find.

    2002 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2011 328i conv LEAKS and HESITATION 4 answers

    Brand new. Leaks in at roof front corners and has hesitation upon acceleration. BMW Dealer says both are normal. Says leak is normal cause car wash is high powered. Anybody out there understand this.

    2011 BMW 3 Series 328i Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How to locate/fix leak into trunk of 1997 Z3 convertible? 7 answers

    I discovered the battery compartment of my Z3 full of water and the rear portion of the trunk soaked. I took it to a body shop that charged me $100 and then told me they couldn't say where it was lea...

    1997 BMW Z3 2 Dr 1.9 Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

3 Series

Looking for a Used 3 Series in your area?

CarGurus has 38,438 nationwide 3 Series listings starting at $1,700.

ZIP:

Search BMW 3 Series Questions

BMW 3 Series Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,280
#2 Robert Charlson
Robert Charlson
Reputation 1,440
#3 Michael Branan
Michael Branan
Reputation 1,150
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 5 Series
643 Great Deals out of 15,157 listings starting at $1,877
Used BMW M3
67 Great Deals out of 1,922 listings starting at $4,350
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
887 Great Deals out of 32,550 listings starting at $1,750
Used Audi A4
266 Great Deals out of 11,548 listings starting at $1,333
Used Ford Mustang
397 Great Deals out of 44,403 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
887 Great Deals out of 82,090 listings starting at $999
Used BMW X5
441 Great Deals out of 15,323 listings starting at $2,900
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
588 Great Deals out of 23,560 listings starting at $1,450
Used BMW 6 Series
115 Great Deals out of 3,236 listings starting at $7,790
Used BMW 7 Series
166 Great Deals out of 5,889 listings starting at $3,400
Used Chevrolet Camaro
309 Great Deals out of 38,867 listings starting at $1,250
Used BMW 1 Series
88 Great Deals out of 1,704 listings starting at $6,800
Used Dodge Charger
394 Great Deals out of 30,065 listings starting at $2,343
Used Lexus IS 250
267 Great Deals out of 5,880 listings starting at $4,995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 BMW 3 Series For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 8,310 listings starting at $27,877
2016 BMW 3 Series For Sale
224 Great Deals out of 4,916 listings starting at $21,999
2015 BMW 3 Series For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 879 listings starting at $16,941
2014 BMW 3 Series For Sale
201 Great Deals out of 3,548 listings starting at $11,980
2013 BMW 3 Series For Sale
270 Great Deals out of 4,580 listings starting at $10,900