intermittent wiper function - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-05-2004, 12:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 205
Photos:
nycbmw325is is an unknown quantity at this point
Ok here goes a really dumb question... Does anyone have a 92 E36 with intermittent wipers and been sucessful in actually adjusting the delay as described in the owners manual? I can't seem to get these stupid things to change the delay. Am I an idiot? (ok that may be a seperate issue) can anyone try this out or tell me that they have had sucess. I have follwed the owners manual instructions, moving the lever from position zero to position 1 and then back to postion zero waiting for the length of time you want the delay then back to position one. no luck.. Am I interpreting this wrong? thanks for any feedback.
nycbmw325is is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-05-2004, 12:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
Neutral Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Freehold, NJ
Car:
Posts: 71
Photos:
amancuso is an unknown quantity at this point
Only the European models have that feature, i dont know why it's listed in our owner's manuals though I know you can get the feature by changing out a module behind the glove box.

-Al.
__________________
<img src='http://www.v6z24.com/pictures/users/amancuso2/sma.jpg' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
amancuso is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2004, 01:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
Live Fast. Drive Faster.
 
buuhh99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Car:
Posts: 3,251
Photos:
buuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond reputebuuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to buuhh99
it goes faster as u drive faster another thing that proves bmw enginners are geniuses
__________________


buuhh99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2004, 03:25 PM   #4 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Toronto. ON. Canada
Car: 2002 BMW 745Li
Posts: 139
Photos:
Eraj is hated around these parts
Send a message via Yahoo to Eraj
I'm with you my friend. I can't get it to programme either, and I'm in canada. Maybe we dont have it...sob...sob...sob.

By the way, I understood it the same way you did....so are we idiots or not?
__________________
2002 BMW 745 Li.
Eraj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2004, 03:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 205
Photos:
nycbmw325is is an unknown quantity at this point
cool. i feel better now. I mya very well still be an idiot, but I am indiat that can usually read.... thanks for confirmation
nycbmw325is is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2004, 04:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Reedalicious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Thats how we do it in the OC
Car:
Posts: 221
Photos:
Reedalicious is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via MSN to Reedalicious
Mmaybe read but not type very well.

__________________
Reedalicious is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2004, 04:44 PM   #7 (permalink)
Been here a while.
 
97alpineM3's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Virginia
Car: Blah
Posts: 5,375
Photos:
97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all
Send a message via AIM to 97alpineM3 Send a message via MSN to 97alpineM3
Didnt Canada get all of the Euro models... ???????????? I thought they did... and just US got the damned US models?
__________________

1997 E36 M3 1990 E30 325i
97alpineM3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2004, 05:00 PM   #8 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Kevin325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Madison, WI
Car:
Posts: 2,613
Photos:
Kevin325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Kevin325i
I rarely use the windsheild wipers, so I can't help you out. But a question for you, on the rear do the outside two bulbs in the tail lights light up when you turn thel ights on? Or only the one furthest to the outside.
__________________
Kevin (President TBEA)

&quot;WAAAAAAARRRRRIORS, come out to plaaaaay.&quot;
Kevin325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2004, 05:04 PM   #9 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Toronto. ON. Canada
Car: 2002 BMW 745Li
Posts: 139
Photos:
Eraj is hated around these parts
Send a message via Yahoo to Eraj
Well, I need to check this after work, will post once I do.

My understanding was the canadian 320i was US spec. (Plastic headlight lenses etc)
???????????????
__________________
2002 BMW 745 Li.
Eraj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2004, 10:47 AM   #10 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Car:
Posts: 205
Photos:
nycbmw325is is an unknown quantity at this point
I can double check, but I beleive only the outside one lights up with the lights on. The reason i think this is becuase every once in a while i get a taillight failure warning on the control computer (i have no idea what the real name of this thing is) and i just pull the tail light cover from inside the trunk and wiggle the socket around a bit. it is always the lower outer light socket, so i am pretty sure that it the only one becuase the other side lights up only the lower outer bulb.
nycbmw325is is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2004, 11:01 AM   #11 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Toronto. ON. Canada
Car: 2002 BMW 745Li
Posts: 139
Photos:
Eraj is hated around these parts
Send a message via Yahoo to Eraj
I checked. Only the outside bulb comes on when the engine is started. I have the same issue with the loose connection too.
__________________
2002 BMW 745 Li.
Eraj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2004, 12:25 PM   #12 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Kevin325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Madison, WI
Car:
Posts: 2,613
Photos:
Kevin325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Kevin325i
This is odd. Suposedly I read that the eurospec tails have two lights that light up the outside two, and US spec only light the outside. But mine lights them both, and has the crappy headlights.

I'm going to start a new thread with a poll to see.
__________________
Kevin (President TBEA)

&quot;WAAAAAAARRRRRIORS, come out to plaaaaay.&quot;
Kevin325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Quick question: wiper setting ?? oe_tuning 3-Series (E36) 14 09-26-2005 12:33 PM
Wiper And Ignition Switch Problem. Lexume 3-Series (E36) 1 02-02-2005 03:30 PM
Intermittent wipers are driving me nuts !! Brumski 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 2 07-28-2004 04:40 AM
Chattering Windshield Wiper couper 3-Series (E46, E90) 10 04-10-2004 02:37 PM
Need Electrical Schematic Diagram (wiper) Tadao 3-Series (E21, E30) 2 01-26-2004 01:30 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:55 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.