BMW 5 Series: Washer fluid reservoir - Washer fluid - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Washer fluid reservoir

Adding washer fluid
Only add washer fluid when the engine is cool, and then close the cover completely to avoid contact between the washer fluid and hot engine parts.

Otherwise, there is the danger of fire and a risk to personal safety if the fluid is spilled.◀

All washer nozzles are supplied from one reservoir.

All washer nozzles are supplied from one reservoir.

Fill with water and – if required – with a washer antifreeze, according to the manufacturer's recommendations.

Mix the washer fluid before adding to maintain the correct mixing ratio.

    General information
    Antifreeze for washer fluid Antifreeze is flammable. Therefore, keep it away from sources of ignition. Only keep it in the closed original container and inaccessible to children. Follow the in ...

    Manual transmission
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