BMW Coupes and Sedans 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Wiper Arm

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. If the wiper arm nut at the base of the arm is covered by a protective cover, carefully pry up on the cover.
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  3. Paint an alignment mark on the wiper arm and wiper motor or linkage shaft.
  4.  
  5. Remove the nut securing the wiper arm in place.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: If equipped with a protective cap, lift up the cap and paint an alignment mark on the wiper arm and shaft



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Fig. Fig. 2: Loosen and remove the wiper arm retaining nut



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Fig. Fig. 3: Lift the wiper arm off

  1. Carefully lift the arm off with a slight back and forth motion.
  2.  
  3. Install the arm by aligning the marks and installing and tightening the nut in place.
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  5. If the arm is equipped with a cover, push the cover down until secure.
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