Check Wiper Switch Another wiper assembly part that can malfunction is the wiper switch itself. Feel the motor and listen to a humming sound. Check For Broken Washer Hose The connecting washer hose that connects the reservoir to the nozzle, might be broken or worn out stalling the overall operation. Refer to the accompanying illustration for wire link size and color. The E36 models also has relay boxes located under the left side of the dashboard. Try some of your old devices first and if none work then it could be your fuse.
Here are some of the things that you need to check in case it is not working. Sep 25, 2009 My 2003 325xi died on the highway a few weeks ago, and I thought it was the battery. If checking and replacing the fuse for the component in question doesn't work, we recommend seeking assistance from a trusted professional mechanic. Aug 08, 2009 I am assuming that you have a burned out head light bulb. The fuses are easily checked by visual inspection. Locate the windshield washer fuse accordingly and replace it with the same labeled new fuse. It should be continuous and not broken.
Do not touch halogen bulb with bare skin-oils from hand will cause bulb to burn out. Check the fuse assembly under the dashboard of the car. Check Wiper Switch Another wiper assembly part that can malfunction is the wiper switch itself. Fuses Replacement Use the provided plastic fuse puller located in the fuse panel to remove fuses. They are automatically reset when the problem corrects itself, is repaired, or the circuit cools down to allow operation again. Disconnect the wire harness to the light bulb, you can pull on it.
The fuse box is located behind the glovebox and we will show you how to get to it and how to replace a fuse. Also check the battery plug connection which the motor has. There is an access panel in the wheelwell. The diagram is in section 610 of the Bentley Manual. The washer mechanism is a self cleaning mechanism for the windshield. Also check the battery plug connection which the motor has.
The fuses are easily checked by visual inspection. If your battery is new, it could be the alternator, or a problem with the electrical system. The fuse is removed by simply pulling upward on the fuse with the removal tool. If the wiper arms are bent beyond repair, get them replaced immediately. Bmw 325xi fuse box layout z3 wiring library diagram 2003 bmw 325i fuse box diagram 2003 bmw 325i engine diagram lovely bmw 325xi water pump.
Pull bulb out of headlight assembly. Check the fuse assembly under the dashboard of the car. Be sure to test the lights before putting the caps back on and install the mount bolts on the headlight assy and there u go! Pull it away from the headlight assembly, and that's should be it. The washer mechanism is a self cleaning mechanism for the windshield. This might restore the sprayer to the normal working condition. You can use thin surgical gloves or just be careful not to touch the bulb. Check Windshield Washer Motor The windshield washer mechanism might have been impaired due to the malfunctioning of the wiper washer motor.
The driver side is a bit more tricky as there is less room to get your hand inside the headlight assy, just take your time and you can get the bulb out. Bmw 325xi engine diagram library wiring diagram 325xi engine diagram z3 wiring library diagram 2006 bmw 325i engine diagram 1990 bmw 325i engine. Dec 10, 2010 Wipers Not Working - Things to Check To troubleshoot car windshield wiper problems, you need to thoroughly investigate problems with any of its operating parts. Replacing a blown fuse might fix the problem of windshield wipers not working. The upper lid of the fuse panel has a diagram of the fuse locations and amperage ratings for each circuit.
Also check your washer hoses,that they are not kinked or came loose. It is removed by turning two round buttons. If you need to replace a blown fuse in your 325i, make sure you replace it with one that has the same amperage as the blown fuse. This depends heavily on the year of the 325is. Check Windshield Washer Fluid Level Sometimes the washer doesn't work because the washer fluid levels are not filled to requisite levels.
It's recommended you do not touch the bulb with your bare fingers. Check if its working and get it replaced if it is beyond repair. If your 325i is experiencing electrical problems, you should always check the fuses first, because they are relatively easy to check and cheap to change. The panel then pulls down, exposing the fuses. Electrical components such as your map light, radio, heated seats, high beams, power windows all have fuses and if they suddenly stop working, chances are you have a fuse that has blown out. On the passenger side, Remove the headlight cover by flipping the latch. If the filament is broken, replace the fuse with one of the same amperage rating.