Windscreen washer tubing

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T.Hanson
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Windscreen washer tubing

Post by T.Hanson » Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:36 am

A source for the washer clear tubing with the white nylon stretch thread ? The factory parts drawing is not obvious with a number, the stuff seems possibly generic. Replacement step 1. ask club members for the easy solution.

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Robert Bondi
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Re: Windscreen washer tubing

Post by Robert Bondi » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:04 am

I replaced all of mine about 4 years ago with translucent silicone tubing. It should remain flexible longer and not yellow. The braided stuff is a higher-pressure version of regular vinyl tubing, as I recall. This isn't a high pressure application, so lots of choices. Even the silicone stuff can be bought at many local HW stores.
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Re: Windscreen washer tubing

Post by cory58 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:40 pm

I replaced mine last year and had trouble finding hose with the same OD. All the OEM replacement hose I could find with the correct ID had a larger OD, so I just used that and it works fine. The BMW part number is 61661357388.

When considering thinner aftermarket hose, remember that the hose makes a sharp turn at the front where is goes into the hood. Thinner hose will be much more likely to kink.

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Re: Windscreen washer tubing

Post by PatinaBeforePolish » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:45 pm

No affiliation - BelMetric has outstanding service, an easy to use website and...the windshield washer hosing you seek as well as many other related items:

https://www.belmetric.com/clear-washer- ... -6352.html
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Re: Windscreen washer tubing

Post by T.Hanson » Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:50 pm

Hey, thank you race fans. It is so much faster and easier typing the question and reading the answers than clicking and searching.

Although with the engine all apart I don't know why I need the wiper squirters working.

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