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Old 11-29-2019, 11:16 PM
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Windshield wipers ?

Anyone ever have a problem with the windshields wipers they just go constantly I try to adjust the speed on the controls for the wipers but doesnít do anything?

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Old 11-30-2019, 11:32 AM
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On an xdrive 328 I worked on, I pulled the fuse for transfer case to run in 2wd and the wipers ran the whole time.
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Old 11-30-2019, 03:13 PM
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Anyone ever have a problem with the windshields wipers they just go constantly I try to adjust the speed on the controls for the wipers but doesnít do anything?

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The adjustment isn't for speed - its for sensitivity of the rain sensor. If its raining constantly then the wipers will run constantly, regardless of the dial position.
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It depends if you have a rain sensor. If you do, the adjuster is for sensitivity, if not, it’s for intermittent speed.
Are you able to adjust low or high, or is just one speed when you turn it on?
What type of windshield wiper system do you have?
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The adjustment isn't for speed - its for sensitivity of the rain sensor. If its raining constantly then the wipers will run constantly, regardless of the dial position.
Yes I know it wasnít for speed I was just trying everything to make it not work constantly if I push the wiper arm to the first position it just constantly goes even with a light drizzle..
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It depends if you have a rain sensor. If you do, the adjuster is for sensitivity, if not, itís for intermittent speed.
Are you able to adjust low or high, or is just one speed when you turn it on?
What type of windshield wiper system do you have?
Yes I have the rain sensor on the windshield when I put it to the first position it just constantly goes on even with a light drizzle it just constantly goes on thereís no adjustment to the speed or no delay...
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Yes I have the rain sensor on the windshield when I put it to the first position it just constantly goes on even with a light drizzle it just constantly goes on thereís no adjustment to the speed or no delay...
Has the windscreen ever been replaced? Perhaps the rain sensor isn't bonded correctly.

There's a ton of threads on problems with rain sensors, esp. after windscreen replacements.

The sensor can be re-initilised via INPA - might be worth trying.
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Has the windscreen ever been replaced? Perhaps the rain sensor isn't bonded correctly.

There's a ton of threads on problems with rain sensors, esp. after windscreen replacements.

The sensor can be re-initilised via INPA - might be worth trying.
I donít think itís ever been replaced it still has the BMW logo on the windshield...
whatís INPA? Plus Iíll search around here for threads on read sensors..
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Check fuse 41 for the rain light sensor. Does the rear wiper work?
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Check fuse 41 for the rain light sensor. Does the rear wiper work?
Iíll check the fuse. Yes the rear wiper works!
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