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      02-22-2011, 06:24 PM   #8
Evgelen
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Drives: BMW 325i (e90)
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Originally Posted by WayneDoodle View Post
You will have to replace the three rivets on the wheel well's underpanling. I stopped by the dealership and picked them up on way home from work.

The Grommet is redesigned and has a more generous netting around it. The original part has really thin netting and gets clogged with accumulated algea-type slime. (You can clean original one off and it should work again)

Washer Pump Grommet
P/N: 61 66 7 006 063 ($ 2.95)

Expanding Rivet (need x3)
P/N 51111908077 ($.30)

New reservoir fluid.

If you can change a tire, have a set of Torx Screwdrivers and a set of metric sockets you can do this. I did it my apartment's parking lot.

Jack the car up, remove the tire. Start taking off the underpanneling. Just work patiently and you'll be fine.

I wouldn't pay the dealership to do this when they charge $120 an hour on labor (@ 3hr job by their books). A local mechanic can probably do it much cheaper if you are uncomfortable doing it. Just print off the DIY and bring them the parts and they'll do it for you.

Thank you a lot, I will try to do it by myself