BMW X3 Owners Manual: Switching the wipers on/off and brief wipe

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Hints

Do not activate wipers if frozen to windshield

Do not switch on the wipers if they are frozen to the windshield; otherwise, the wiper blades and the wiper motor may be damaged.

Do not activate wipers on dry windshield

Do not use the wipers if the windshield is dry, as this may damage the wiper blades or cause them to become worn more quickly.

Do not activate wipers with wipers folded away

Do not switch on the wipers if they are folded away, otherwise the hood or the wipers may be damaged.

Switching on

BMW X3. Switching on

Push wiper lever up.

The lever automatically returns to its initial position when released.

  • Normal wiper speed: push up once.

    The wipers switch to intermittent operation when the vehicle is stationary.

  • Fast wiper speed: press up twice or press once beyond the resistance point.

    Wipers change to normal speed when vehicle comes to standstill.

Switch off and brief wipe

BMW X3. Switch off and brief wipe

Push wiper lever down.

The lever automatically returns to its initial position when released.

  • Single wipe: press down once.
  • To switch off normal wipe: press down once.
  • To switch off fast wipe: press down twice.
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