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Old 08-12-2007, 08:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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1998 750 wipers out of sync.

The car was possibly turned off with the wipers in the up possition and the battery went dead in the interm (not from wipers). After starting car again the wipers will not reset down when they are turned off. They continue to end up when turned off. Do I have to go to BMW or someone with their body control computer diagnostics interface? Is there an alternitive? Manually changing the wiper transmission position?
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Maybe try and turn the car off to stop the wipers in the down position.
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Maybe try and turn the car off to stop the wipers in the down position.
and then unhook the battery and hook back up.
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Old 08-12-2007, 01:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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This does not help. I will try disconnecting the battery. I'll have to do it on Tuesday. Thanks
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Old 08-15-2007, 08:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I turner the car off with the wipers in the down most position and then dissconnected the battery. When I restarted the car it stayed down until using the wiper again and would again end in the up possition. One mechanic said the car needs to be reset through the body control computer. Any other thoughts?
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try after disconnecting the batt click the hazards into the on postion to make sur all power it drained from the system mine stay up if you turn the car off with the wipers in the on position make sure they are off when you turn the car off
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Old 09-05-2007, 07:17 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'll try tomarrow. Thanks
I picked up a wiper motor that I haven't put in yet. I was told it was the problem by the local BMW dealer tech.
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Old 09-09-2007, 08:11 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I tried reseting the wipers again to no avail! I'll let you know when I get a chance to put he wiper motor in how it goes.
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
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++++++++Replacing the wiper motor cured the problem++++++
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