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Needs Washer Fluid - 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Gran Turismo Long-Term Road Test

Edmunds.comEdmunds.com Posts: 10,112
edited February 2015 in BMW
imageNeeds Washer Fluid - 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Gran Turismo Long-Term Road Test

Our 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Gran Turismo needed windshield wiper fluid. I obliged the straightforward request.

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Comments

  • You still haven't explained why it was low already. Perhaps simply because the dealer didn't top it off like they were supposed to. Hardly out of the ordinary and hardly worthy of blog time.
  • s197gts197gt Posts: 486
    the bmw dealer never topped off our e90 when we brought it there.
  • Am I the only one who thinks that the space below the tach is kinda small for important vehicle system messages. I know the message is accompanied by a warning chime but since the entire space is a TFT display the odometer, temp and fuel info should go away and warning messages displayed in larger font. The odometer info could be moved to smaller space under the tach. Washer fluid is not important but what if it was a overheat warning or low oil level? Ford, maybe from experience, knows how to display malfunctions that get your attention
  • schen72schen72 Posts: 433
    Those Ford gauges with the blue needles sure look dated now.
  • Shows up in the head up display in cars so equipped as well as the iDrive screen.
  • reminderreminder Posts: 383
    I'll take simple and straightforward over that mess on the 328i.
    Complexity for the sake of complexity leads to expensive repairs down the line.
    I can't remember ever hearing a passenger in my vehicles say, "Hey, that's an impressive gauge cluster."
  • 535gt535gt Posts: 1
    My 535IGT uses the washer fluid really fast because theres a headlight washer that uses the washer fluid in addition to the wipers...
  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 14,052
    I had an E90 that went through more washer fluid in the 2 1/2 years I leased it than any other car I've ever owned, combined. @535gt is correct. It is because the headlight washers use so much!

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2017 Pilot Touring AWD, 2019 Tacoma TRD Sport 4WD

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