Are the wipers on your BMW not working? Following the steps below, learn how to replace the windshield wiper switch on a BMW.
What you will need
- BMW Windshield Wiper Switch
- Mechanic Tool Set – Metric
- Torx Socket Set
- Breaker Bar
- Torque Wrench
- Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
driver’s steering wheel.
Note that if you moved or rotated the clock spring, you may need to calibrate the steering angle sensor. Follow this guide to learn more about the BMW steering angle sensor and calibration procedure.
If the wipers on your BMW have stopped working, first, you need to check the fuse and the wiper motor. Next, you need to read BMW fault codes to ensure that the problem is not the SZL module. If the BMW wipers still do not work, the wiper switch itself could be the issue.
We hope you find the BMW Replace Windshield Wiper Switch guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your BMW.
“Once the bolts are removed you can pull out the wiper switch and unplug it.”
There is a ribbon connecting the switch unit to the SLZ unit.
How do I disconnect this?