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This guide provides instructions on how to add windshield washer fluid to an Acura. 

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What you will need


  1. Open the hood of the car to access the washer fluid reservoir. how to add windshield washer fluid ACURA model

    Watch the following video if you need help with this step. 
  2. Find the Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir. The windshield washer fluid reservoir on ACURA vehicles can be found in the passenger compartment of the engine bay. In Acuras with rear wipers, the reservoir also feeds the rear wiper.   

    acura windshield washer reservoir location
  3. Here you can see the location of the windshield washer reservoir on Acura TL vehicles indicated with the blue cap or a black cap with a wiper symbol on top.   How to add windshield washer fluid model 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019where to add windshield washer fluid on Acura
  4. Open the reservoir cap by lifting it up. Add washer fluid until the level gets about two inches below the reservoir cap. 

If your Acura is low on windshield washer fluid level, you will get a warning message on the instrument cluster stating "Low Windshield Washer Fluid Level."

In this guide, you will learn how to add windshield washer fluid to Acura vehicles. Adding Acura windshield washer fluid is very easy and takes only a few minutes.

This guide applies to Acura models such as the:

  • EL
  • CSX
  • ILX
  • TSX
  • TL
  • TLX
  • CL
  • RL
  • RLX
  • NSX
  • RDX
  • MDX
  • ZDX
  • SLX


The most common sign that you are low on windshield washer fluid is that no liquid sprays on the windshield when you press the switch/lever.

This is because there is No Windshield Washer Fluid in the reservoir. A Low Washer Fluid Warning will appear on the Multi-information display.