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Re: Thanks! Your description is exactly what I.. (archive)

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Posted by brooch on October 02, 2001 at 00:06:32:

In Reply to: Re: windshield washer reservoir removal posted by ron on October 01, 2001 at 12:23:07:

see. I too, removed the plastic screws from on top of the fender, but I guess the only other thing that is holding the reservoir in place is the 2 side foam rubber tape. I thought there might be some hidden screws somewhere, but I guess not. Its a 1991 525i BTW.

You didn't say what year/engine, but it's real ez on my early 525i. Unscrew the black plastic screw closest to the top of the fender. This screw and some foam-rubber-lookin'/maybe two-sided tape is the only thing that holds along with a tab and notch on the lower front edge of the tank. You will probably have to pull up with a little force to get it free, then just disconnect the pump connectors, or pull the whole thing to the side to gain access to the side markers. good luck!

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