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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Checking and refilling the windscreen washer fluid level

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual / Before the journey / Lights and vision / Windscreen wiper and washer / Checking and refilling the windscreen washer fluid level

Fig. 85 In the engine compartment: cap of washer fluid reservoir

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The windscreen washer fluid level should be checked regularly and topped up as necessary.

  • Open the bonnet   .
  • The washer fluid reservoir is identified by the symbol on the cap  .
  • Check whether there is enough windscreen washer fluid in the reservoir.
  • To top up, mix clean water with a washer fluid recommended by Volkswagen  . Observe the dilution instructions on the packaging.
  • At low temperatures, add a special anti-freeze agent so that the fluid cannot freeze  .

Capacities

The capacity of the washer fluid reservoir is approximately 3 – 4 litres and approximately 5 – 6 litres in vehicles with a headlight cleaning system and/or auxiliary heating.

WARNING

Never mix anti-freeze or other unsuitable additives into the windscreen washer fluid. An oily film may otherwise be left on the screen which will restrict the field of vision.
  • Use clean, clear water with a washer fluid recommended by Volkswagen.
  • A suitable anti-freeze agent should be added to the windscreen washer fluid if necessary.

NOTICE

  • Never mix other cleaning agents with the cleaning agents recommended by Volkswagen. This could cause the ingredients to separate and block the windscreen washer jets.
  • Never mix up service fluids when refilling. Failure to observe this point could result in serious malfunctions and engine damage!
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