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Old 11-20-2012, 09:55 PM
jvest2000 jvest2000 is offline
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Location: Salt Lake City
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Mein Auto: 2006 X3
If you need to replace the pumps check the guide below for some photos describing the process.

My experience with this is that my wife's 2006 X3 washer fluid leaked out within a week of being filled and i noticed the leaking coming from the pump closest to the engine which feeds the windshield sprayers. I ordered a new OEM pump and grommet/strainer and replaced easily in 15 minutes, parts were about $35. Here is a little guide i put together on the process, hope it helps someone as this problem seem pretty prevalent in these cars. In fact I just looked at my aunt's 2008 X3 and saw minor leaking from one of the pumps in that as well. Pretty unbelievable that these pumps are such crap but it is what it is and at least the fix is easy.

DIY Instructions For Replacing BMW X3 Washer Pumps

Hope this saves some people time and money. I called my local dealer and they quoted me $65 for the pump alone. Probably double price that to have it installed.
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