Q: Windshield washer leaking

asked by on

My car is leaking windshield washer fluid. It’s leaking at the left front end of the car. I filled up the windshield washer to the top and a day later it was empty. Do you know how I can fix this? I hope I can do this myself.

This would be due to a crack in your windshield washer fluid reservoir on your 2011 BMW 328 xDrive. It is likely a very small crack if it took a whole day to leak out. Most of the time this happens, the fluid leaks out within a few minutes. I would recommend searching around for a windshield washer fluid reservoir that is brand new. A used one will likely have the same issue later on down the road. Once a new washer fluid reservoir has been found and purchased, you can choose to have it installed by a certified professional or you may replace it yourself.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Windshield washer leaking

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Windshield wipers getting stuck in random positions

Hi there. Even though you have replaced the wiper motor, there is an issue that most overlook. There is wiring that goes into the motor. If this wiring is corroded, this will cause your window motor to stop in random...

Q: Smoke coming out of the vents into the cabin compartment.

Hi there. The green ooze that you saw was indeed coolant. The issue could be the heater core hoses or heater control valve is leaking coolant and the ventilation system on your air conditioning system to the open air outside...

Q: 2011 BMW 328XI WAS DRIVING PERFECT NOW WENT OUT TO GO INTO TOWM IN BOTTOM LOWER DIGITAL DISPLAY BETWEEN SPEEDO AND RPM GAUGE A BIG

Hi Kevin. Thanks for the question tonight. First and foremost - please do NOT EVER try to reset or get rid of an error code by doing the "put the two battery cables together" trick. This often has a success...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.