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Head light washer fluid leak

Washer fluid leaks from the hose to the headlight

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Replace the hose via auto pars store. Buy a vacuum hose of 1/4 inch inner diameter.

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I removed the battery box to replace a vacuum hose that goes to the cruse control and there is another hose that goes toward the head lights that is also split but i can't find what it attaches to ! HELP...


First start the truck up and see if their is vaccum on that line, if it does their is a sticker under
the hood that has a vaccum diagram follow it to find where the line goes ,if their is no vaccum to line then does the truck have head light washers it also could goto you main washers to the windshield push the washer button and see if it leakes washer fluid.

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My water is leaking from the back rear of my engine. What could it be leaking from


If it is antifreeze could be a head gasket, cracked head, leaking heater hose.
If it is water then your rain drainage around the wiper linkage is plugged up.
If it is washer fluid you have a break in the washer fluid line.
Someone who knows what he is looking for is going to have to put his hands and eyes on the car

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Headlight washer system leaks out all the fluid just sitting without using the pump button


first check where it's leaking from, if water dropping near front wheel it's leaking from tank first check the rubber grommet for both washer motor 1 wiper washer motor and 2 head light washer motor, both are in the water tank, if your car water dropping from front end under the front bumper it should leaking from washer nozzle in this case need to replace the head light washer nozzle. some time leaking from hose if you check from underneath you can see where it's leaking from,

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Do you have a clue why my washer fluid is leaking? when i woke up this morning i just saw my parking lot wet, and when i checked it, its the washer fluid leaking. anyone?


The washer fluid is held in a plastic tank, which can crack and leak. It is carried to the sprayers by rubber hoses, which can crack, split, and leak. You can try to take a peek up under the car and see if you can see a disconnected on ruptured washer hose. Try filling it back up with regular water and you should be able to tell where its coming from.

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How often do I need to service a BMW 123d?


Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly.

Here are your service intervals:

NOTE Besides Oil changes there are inspection intervals I & II

http://www.savagebmw.com/Service/content_service_Intervals.htm

Inspection interval I

BMW Inspection I (return to top) Undercarriage
  • Change engine oil and filter while engine is at normal operation temperature.
  • Check transmission for leaks.
  • Check rear axle for leaks.
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks.
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks.
  • Check power steering system for leaks.
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads.
  • Examine brake disc surfaces.
  • Clean brake pad contact points in calipers.
  • Grease wheel center hubs.
  • Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc.
  • Check front control arm bushing for wear.
  • Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.
  • Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary.
  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  • Check condition of tires (outer surfaces (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; In case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if required.
Engine Compartment
  • Read out diagnostic system
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks.
  • Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
  • Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir; add fluid if required.
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary.
  • Check air conditioner for operation.
  • Reset Service Indicator.
Body/Electrical Equipment
  • Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required.
  • Perform batter load test.
  • Check lighting system, i.e. headlights, foglights, parking, backup, license plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage compartment lights.
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  • Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch.
  • Check wiper and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions.
  • Check condition and function of safety belts.
  • Oil hood, trunk/tailgate, and door hinges.
  • Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches.
  • Check central locking/double lock.
  • Replace microfilter or Acc. Cabin Filter.
  • Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.
  • Check rear view mirrors
  • Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.
Final Inspection
  • Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission


Inspection interval II
BMW Inspection II (return to top) Undercarriage
  • Change engine oil and filter while engine is at normal operation temperature.
  • Check transmission for leaks.
  • Check rear axle for leaks.
  • Visually check fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks.
  • Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks.
  • Check power steering system for leaks.
  • Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads.
  • Examine brake disc surfaces.
  • Clean brake pad contact points in calipers.
  • Grease wheel center hubs.
  • Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc.
  • Check front control arm bushing for wear.
  • Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.
  • Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary.
  • Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  • Check condition of tires (outer surfaces (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; In case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if required.
  • Check thickness of parking brake linings.
  • Half-shafts; check for leaks at flexible boots.
  • Inspect entire body according to terms of rust prevention limited warranty.
Engine Compartment
  • Read out diagnostic system
  • Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks.
  • Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
  • Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir; add fluid if required.
  • Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary.
  • Check air conditioner for operation.
  • Reset Service Indicator.
  • Replace spark plugs (as applicable by year and model)
  • Replace intake air cleaner element.
Body/Electrical Equipment
  • Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required.
  • Perform batter load test.
  • Check lighting system, i.e. headlights, foglights, parking, backup, license plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage compartment lights.
  • Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  • Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.
  • Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch.
  • Check wiper and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions.
  • Check condition and function of safety belts.
  • Oil hood, trunk/tailgate, and door hinges.
  • Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches.
  • Check central locking/double lock.
  • Replace microfilter or Acc Cabin Filter.
  • Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.
  • Check rear view mirrors
  • Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.
Final Inspection
  • Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission

Service indicator lights if installed:

http://www.savagebmw.com/Service/content_service_IntervalsLED.htm

That should just about cover the works other than failures.

Thanks for using FixYa!

Kelly

Feb 16, 2010 | 2008 BMW 1 Series

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My window washer fluid leaks totally out when


Generally.....3 things happen.
The washer fluid plastic bottle may be cracked....not likely.
The pump (and or gasket at the pump) may be leaking ......30%.
The rubber hose pushed onto the pump to direct the washer fluid up to the window may have popped off........70% ......most likely.

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Power steering fluid leak 1995 V6 Camry sedan


k,
"The leak" is probably not the pump. A closer inspect might reveal a bad hose, hose fitting or worse yet the "rack" has a bad seal. Who ever diagnosed the leak did not look close enough to verify the source of the leak. The washer story sounds suspect too.

I would take a small inspection mirror ( 1" or so in diameter), and look with a focused flahlite on exactly the drips of power sterring fluid are cming from. Some reputabile shops have a UV dye and use a black light to trace,,, but a good sarp eye and searching will spot the source leak.

Then you need to take the hose or part to the NAPA , or your choice parts store and save the money a shop or dealer would charge...

good luck jerzil

Mar 29, 2009 | 1995 Toyota Camry

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2003 Mercury Mountaineer with 4.6L is loosing coolant, no steam coming out of tail pipe or fluid leaking on the ground. The dealer thinks it intake manifold or head gasket. The hot oil light has come on...


dont know of any head gasket concerns, usually when the intake manifold leaks it either split and pours out or the heater hose fittings crack and leak. Check the hose connections at the intake and make sure none of the hose clamps have cracked and are leaking

Feb 19, 2009 | 2003 Mercury Mountaineer

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