BMW 5 Series: Switching the wipers on/off and brief 
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Do not switch on the wipers if they are frozen Do not switch on the wipers if frozen
Do not switch on the wipers if they are frozen onto the windshield; otherwise, the wiper blades and the windshield wiper motor may be damaged.◀

Switching on

Press the wiper levers up.

Press the wiper levers up.

The lever automatically returns to its initial position when released.

▷ Normal wiping speed: press up once.

The wipers switch to intermittent operation when the vehicle is stationary.
▷ Fast wiping speed: press up twice or press once beyond the resistance point.

The wipers switch to normal speed when the vehicle is stationary.

Switching off and brief wipe

Switching off and brief wipe
Switching off and brief wipe

Press the wiper levers down.

The lever automatically returns to its initial position when released.

▷ Brief wipe: press down once.
▷ To switch off normal wipe: press down once.
▷ To switch off fast wipe: press down twice.

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