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Old 04-01-2013, 10:12 PM
blaze1984 blaze1984 is offline
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Location: Detroit, MI
 
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Mein Auto: 2004 X5
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Originally Posted by Nedal0 View Post
I had the same washer tank leakage about 2 months ago and had the pump replaced. I was surprised how easy it was. It's so much easier fixing the little things myself. The dealers are too indulgent and it gets annoying.

I do really want to get the bottom of this issue too. Currently I just leave the Auto Lights and Rain Sensor off until I need it.
Sorry about the slow reply. Mine is the same part number as you listed... It's also known as part # 61356923954 ... so if you want to try to pick it up off ebay for cheaper, not a horrible idea.

I know a lot of people have this problem after having the windshield replaced. The windshield on this car was never replaced.

I'm gonna try replacing the sensor and the sensor alone using this guide:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=615032

I don't see any air bubbles underneath the rain sensor lens. So hopefully that's all that needs to be done. If not, I'm out about $40 and some time... either way, still a lot cheaper than taking it to the dealer.
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