BMW 5 Series: Switching the wipers on/off and brief 
wipe - Washer/wiper system - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Switching the wipers on/off and brief wipe

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.

    Rain sensor
    The concept The time between wipes is controlled automatically and depends on the intensity of the rainfall. The sensor is located on the windshield, directly in front of the interior rearview m ...

    See also:

    Uconnect™ Phone — if equipped
    Uconnect™ Phone is a hands-free system that allows youto use voice commands to dial a phone number storedin your cellular phone. Press the Uconnect™ Phonebutton on the radio or steering wheel c ...

    Shoulder support
    Also supports the back in the shoulder area: ▷ Results in a relaxed seating position. ▷ Reduces strain on the shoulder muscles. ...

    Economy
    Improper inflation pressures can cause uneven wear patterns to develop across the tire tread. These abnormal wear patterns will reduce tread life resulting in a need for earlier tire replacement ...