BMW 5 Series: Clean the windshield, headlamps - Washer/wiper system - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Clean the windshield, headlamps

Clean the windshield, headlamps
Clean the windshield, headlamps

Pull the lever.

The system sprays washer fluid on the windshield and activates the wipers briefly.

In addition, the headlamps are cleaned at regular intervals when the vehicle lights are switched on.

temperatures Do not use the washer system at freezing temperatures
Do not use the washers if there is any danger that the fluid will freeze on the windshield; otherwise, your vision could be obscured. For this reason, use antifreeze.

Avoid using the washer when the reservoir is empty; otherwise, you could damage the pump.◀

    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 ...

    Windshield washer nozzles
    The washer jets are automatically heated whenever the ignition is switched on.   ...

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