01-16-2013, 02:01 PM
Beemin' in my Bimmer ;-)
Location: Tampa Bay
Join Date: Mar 2005
Mein Auto: F30 335i MSpt- Mus GT 5.0
Well, that's a bummer, I know. BMW does tend to overcomplicate things.....
From the owner's manual:
Fold-out position of the wipers
Required when changing the wiper blades or
under frosty conditions, for example.
1. Switch off the ignition.
2. Under frosty conditions, ensure that the
wiper blades are not frozen onto the windshield.
3. Press the wiper lever up beyond the point of
resistance and hold it for approx. 3 seconds,
until the wiper remains in a nearly vertical
After the wipers are folded back down, the wiper
system must be reactivated.
Fold the wipers back down
Before switching the ignition on, fold the
wipers back down to the windshield; otherwise,
the wipers may become damaged when they are
1. Switch on the ignition.
2. Press the wiper levers down. The wipers
move to their resting position and are ready