BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Window Washer System

OVERVIEW OF WINDSCREEN WIPER, WINDSCREEN WASHER AND HEADLIGHT WASHER SYSTEMS

Window Washer System
Fig. 289: Overview Of Windscreen Wiper, Windscreen Washer And Headlight Washer Systems

  1. Rear window wiper blade
    Wiper arm for rear window wiper
  2. Rear window wiper motor
  3. Spray nozzle for rear window washer system
  4. Wiper blades
  5. Windscreen wiper arms
  6. Mounting bracket for windscreen wiper system complete
  7. High-pressure nozzles for headlight washer system
  8. Fluid reservoir for windscreen washer system
  9. Level switch for windscreen washer system
  10. Windscreen washer pump
  11. Windscreen washer pump for rear window wiper
  12. Washer pump for headlight washer system
  13. Spray nozzle for windscreen washer system
  14. Checking and adjustment work

ADJUSTING WINDSCREEN WASHER SPRAY NOZZLES

Window Washer System
Fig. 290: Identifying Windscreen Washer Spray Nozzles Adjusting Dimension

Mark tolerance range (2) with crepe tape (A=500 mm / B=200 mm).

Actuate washer system.

Contact points (1) must be in tolerance range (2).

If necessary, adjust left or right spray nozzle (1) by way of screw (2).

Window Washer System
Fig. 291: Identifying Spray Nozzle

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING A SPRAY NOZZLE IN WINDSCREEN WASHER SYSTEM

Unlock retaining clip for water hose (1) and detach water hose in direction of arrow.

Disconnect plug connection (2) and detach in direction of arrow.

Press spray nozzle (3) in direction of arrow (A) and remove at top in direction of arrow (B).

Window Washer System
Fig. 292: Disconnecting Plug Connection

Installation:

Window Washer System
Fig. 293: Identifying Retaining Lugs

REPLACING (REMOVING AND INSTALLING) FLUID RESERVOIR FOR WINDSCREEN WASHER UNIT

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Release screw (1).

Twist filler duct (2) in direction of arrow out of fluid reservoir (3).

Window Washer System
Fig. 294: Twisting Filler Duct Out Of Fluid Reservoir

Release screws.

Press off side panel slightly.

Window Washer System
Fig. 295: Identifying Screws

NOTE: Side panel shown removed for purposes of clarity.

Remove washer pump of headlight washer system (1).

Remove washer pump for rear window washer system (2) ).

Disconnect plug connection (3) and unclip wiring harness.

Remove windscreen washer pump (4).

Remove level switch (5) for windscreen washer system.

Unclip high-pressure line (6) from fluid reservoir.

Window Washer System
Fig. 296: Identifying Plug Connection, Level Switch, Windscreen Washer Pump And High-Pressure Line

Release screw (1).

Feed out fluid reservoir (2) towards front.

Window Washer System
Fig. 297: Identifying Fluid Reservoir

Installation:

Fluid reservoir (1) must be correctly seated in lug (2).

Coat sealing rings of washer pump with anti-friction agent.

Ensure hose is laid without kinks.

Window Washer System
Fig. 298: Identifying Fluid Reservoir And Lug

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING WINDSCREEN WASHER PUMP

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Release bolts.

Press off side panel slightly.

Window Washer System
Fig. 299: Identifying Screws

NOTE: Side panel shown removed for purposes of clarity.

Disconnect plug connection (1).

Pull windscreen washer pump (2) in direction of arrow out of fluid reservoir for windscreen washer system.

Disconnect hose plug connection (3) from windscreen washer pump (2).

Window Washer System
Fig. 300: Pulling Windscreen Washer Pump Out Of Windscreen Washer System Fluid Reservoir

Installation:

Coat sealing ring (4) of windscreen washer pump (2) with antiseize agent.

Ensure hose is laid without kinks.

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