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
    Shifting Shifting into 5th or 6th gear When shifting into 5th or 6th gear, push the gearshift lever to the right; otherwise inadvertent shifting into the 3rd or 4th gear could lead to engine ...

    See also:

    Wiper and washer
    WARNING In freezing weather, do not use the windshield washer until the windshield is sufficiently warmed by the defroster. Otherwise the washer fluid can freeze on the windshield, blocking your v ...

    For owners
    Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners, and seat belt and SRS airbag instructions for Canadian owners ...

    Windshield wipers/washers
    Windshield wipers and washers 1 - Rain sensor* on/off 2 - Thumb wheel sensitivity/frequency CAUTION Use ample washer fluid when washing the windshield. The windshield should be thoroughly ...