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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 03-08-2013, 02:22 PM
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windshield wipers come up when i turn the key to on

If I turn the key to the on position my windshield wipers will come up might be all the way or just a little ways. And I only have high speed or if I pull down on the handle it might work it might not. My question is is it the switch on the steering column or possibly motor also? Its a 92 325i
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:24 PM
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If it moves on it's own, it's not the motor.

Wiper control module behind the glove box is most likely kaput.
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