How to Add Windshield Washing Fluid on a Hyundai

DIY Cost: $3-$10
Est. Time: 5 min

Summary

In this guide, you will learn how to add windshield washer fluid to a Hyundai vehicle. 

To add windshield washer fluid to a Hyundai vehicle, you will need to open the hood by pulling the hood release under the dashboard. Next, locate the blue cap in the engine bay lift it to open. Then pour the windshield washer fluid until the level reaches just below the cap. 

Contents

This guide is based on the 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata but the procedure is the same and applies to other Hyundai models as well. 

What You Will Need

Procedure

  1. Put the vehicle in park.
  2. Pop the hood by pulling the hood release under the dashboard, driver's side.
  3. Locate the windshield washing fluid reservoir on the passenger side of the engine.washing-fluid-location

     

  4. Open the cap by lifting it up. pop-the-cap

     

  5. Fill up the reservoir with washing fluid up to the required level. Typically you need to stop two inches / five cm below the filler cap. 
  6. Place the cap back on by pressing it down.Put-cap-back-on

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Hyundai require special windshield washer fluid? 

  • No. Any windshield washer fluid that you purchase at an auto parts store will work 

Do I need a windshield washer fluid, or is water OK?

  • If you live in a place where the temperature never gets below freezing, you might be able to get by with plain water — but even then, water doesn't have the cleaning power of specialized cleaning fluid for removing bugs, bird droppings, road grime, and crud that collects on windshields.

Why Do I Need Windshield Wiper Fluid?

  • Your car's windshield wiper fluid is part of a pumps and washers system that allows it to be sprayed onto your windshield.
  • Windshield washer fluid (also called windshield wiper fluid, wiper fluid, screenwash (in the UK), or washer fluid) is a fluid for motor vehicles used to clean the windshield with the windshield wiper while the vehicle is being driven.

 

How to Add Windshield Washing Fluid on a Hyundai This guide is based on the 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata but the procedure is the same and applies to other Hyundai models as well.