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2024 BMW X1 Washer and Wipers User Guide

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2024 BMW X1 Washer and Wipers Owner’s Manual

Presenting the BMW X1 Washer and Wipers for 2024: With its innovative rain-sensing wipers for optimal vision, cutting-edge technology combines functionality with style. Designed to operate seamlessly, guaranteeing safety and clarity during every journey.

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BMW Wiper System Guide

Principle
The wiper system ensures a clear view, for example in the rain, and can be operated using the wash/wipe switch on the steering wheel.

Safety information

WARNING
If the windscreen wipers start moving when they are folded away from the windscreen, parts of the body may become trapped or the vehicle may be damaged. There is a danger of injury or material damage. Make sure that the vehicle is switched off when the wipers are folded away from the windscreen, and that the windscreen wipers are in contact with the windscreen when switching on.

NOTICE
The wiper blades can wear out or become damaged prematurely when wiping on dry glass for longer periods. The wiper motor may overheat. There is a risk of material damage. Do not use the wipers when the glass is dry.

NOTICE
If the wipers are frozen to the windscreen, switching them on may cause the wiper blades to tear off and the wiper motor to overheat. There is a risk of material damage. Defrost the windscreen before switching on the windscreen wipers.

Switching on the wiper system2024 BMW X1 Switching on the wiper system 1

To switch on the wiper system, press the wiper lever upwards to the desired position.

Position  Function
Position 0  Rest position of the wipers.
Position 1 .Rain sensor.
Position 2  Normal wiper speed. When the vehicle is at a standstill, the wipers switch to intermittent operation.
Position 3  Fast wiper speed. When the vehicle is at a standstill, the wipers switch to normal speed.

If the journey is continued after an interruption with the wiper system switched on, the wipers wipe at the previously set setting.

Switching off the wiper system and flick-wiping2024 BMW X1 Switching on the wiper system 2
To switch off the wiper system or for quick wiping, proceed as follows:

  • To switch off, press the wiper lever downwards, arrow 1, until position 0 is reached.
  • To flick wipe, press the wiper lever downwards from position 0, arrow 1, and press the lever forwards from position 0 or position 1, arrow 2.
    The wiper lever returns to position 0 when released.

Rain sensor

Principle
The rain sensor automatically controls the wiper operation depending on the rain intensity. The sensor is mounted on the wind-screen, directly in front of the interior mirror.

Safety information

NOTICE
In car washes, the wipers may inadvertently start moving if the rain sensor is activated. There is a risk of material damage. Deactivate the rain sensor in car washes.

Activating the rain sensor2024 BMW X1 Rain sensor 1
To activate the rain sensor, press the wiper lever upwards once from position 0, arrow 1.
Wiping is started.
The LED in the wiper lever is illuminated. If there is frost, wiping may not start.

Deactivating the rain sensor
To deactivate the rain sensor, press the wiper lever back to position 0.

Adjusting the sensitivity of the rain sensor2024 BMW X1 Rain sensor 2
To adjust the sensitivity of the rain sensor, turn the knurled wheel on the wiper lever as follows:

  • For high sensitivity of the rain sensor, turn the knurled wheel up.
  • For low sensitivity of the rain sensor, turn the knurled wheel down.

Window washer system

Safety information

WARNING
At low temperatures, the washer fluid can freeze onto the windscreen and restrict visibility. There is a risk of accident. Only use the washer systems if there is no possibility of the washer fluid freezing. Use antifreeze additive if required.

NOTICE
If the washer fluid reservoir is empty, the washer pump cannot operate as intended. There is a risk of material damage. Do not use the washer system with the washer fluid reservoir empty.

Cleaning the windscreen2024 BMW X1 Window washer system 1
To clean the windscreen, pull the wiper lever backwards.
The washer fluid is sprayed onto the windscreen and the windscreen wipers are turned on briefly.

Windscreen washer jets
The windscreen washer jets are automatically heated when the standby state is switched on.

Rear wiper

Switching on the rear wiper2024 BMW X1 Rear wiper 1
To switch on the rear wiper, turn the outer switch on the wiper lever up.

Switch Position Function
Position 0. Rest position of the wiper.
Position 1. Intermittent operation. Engaging reverse gear activates continuous operation.

Cleaning the rear window
To clean the rear window, turn the outer switch on the wiper lever as follows:

  • In the rest position, turn the switch downwards, arrow 3. The switch returns to the rest position when released.
  • In intermittent operation, turn the switch further, arrow 2. The switch returns to the intermittent position when released.

The function is deactivated if the washer fluid filling level in the reservoir is low.

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Windscreen wipers fold-out position

Principle
The wipers can be folded out from the windscreen in the fold-out position. This is necessary for example when replacing the wiper blades or to keep them away from the wind-screen when there is frost.

Safety information

WARNING
If the windscreen wipers start moving when they are folded away from the windscreen, parts of the body may become trapped or the vehicle may be damaged. There is a danger of injury or material damage. Make sure that the vehicle is switched off when the wipers are folded away from the windscreen, and that the windscreen wipers are in contact with the windscreen when switching on.

NOTICE
If the wipers are frozen to the windscreen, switching them on may cause the wiper blades to tear off and the wiper motor to overheat. There is a risk of material damage. Defrost the windscreen before switching on the windscreen wipers.

Folding out the windscreen wipers
To fold the wipers away from the windscreen, proceed as follows:

  1. Switch on standby state.
  2. Press the wiper lever down and hold until the windscreen wipers stop in an approxi-mately vertical position.
    2024 BMW X1 Windscreen wipers fold-out position 1
  3. Lift the windscreen wipers completely away from the windscreen.
    2024 BMW X1 Windscreen wipers fold-out position 2

Folding down the windscreen wipers
To fold in the wipers, proceed as follows:

  1. Fold the windscreen wipers fully down onto the windscreen.
  2. Switch on standby state and press and hold the wiper lever down again.
    The windscreen wipers move back to the rest position and are operational once again.

FAQs

How do I activate the windshield wipers on the 2024 BMW X1?

You can activate the windshield wipers by using the wiper control stalk located on the right side of the steering column.

Does the 2024 BMW X1 come equipped with rain-sensing wipers?

The 2024 BMW X1 features rain-sensing wipers which automatically adjust their speed based on the amount of rainfall detected on the windshield.

What is the purpose of the windshield washer system in the 2024 BMW X1?

The windshield washer system is designed to spray washer fluid onto the windshield to help remove dirt, bugs, and other debris for improved visibility while driving.

How do I refill the windshield washer fluid in the 2024 BMW X1?

To refill the windshield washer fluid, locate the washer fluid reservoir under the hood and pour the washer fluid into the appropriate reservoir.

Can I adjust the sensitivity of the rain-sensing wipers in the 2024 BMW X1?

You can adjust the sensitivity of the rain-sensing wipers through the vehicle’s settings menu accessible via the infotainment system.

What type of windshield washer fluid should I use for the 2024 BMW X1?

It is recommended to use a BMW-approved windshield washer fluid to ensure compatibility and optimal performance.

How often should I replace the windshield wiper blades on the 2024 BMW X1?

It is recommended to replace the windshield wiper blades on the 2024 BMW X1 at least once a year or whenever they show signs of wear or streaking.

Does the 2024 BMW X1 come with heated windshield wipers?

The 2024 BMW X1 offers an optional cold-weather package that includes heated windshield wipers for improved performance in freezing conditions.

Can I manually control the speed of the windshield wipers in the 2024 BMW X1?

You can manually control the speed of the windshield wipers by adjusting the wiper control stalk to the desired speed.

How do I activate the windshield washer spray on the 2024 BMW X1?

To activate the windshield washer spray, pull the wiper control stalk towards you. This will initiate the washer fluid spray onto the windshield.

Are the windshield wipers on the 2024 BMW X1 adjustable for different driving conditions?

You can adjust the speed of the windshield wipers on the 2024 BMW X1 to suit different driving conditions using the wiper control stalk.

Does the 2024 BMW X1 offer a rear windshield wiper?

The 2024 BMW X1 comes equipped with a rear windshield wiper to improve visibility out of the rear window during inclement weather.

Can I disable the rain-sensing feature on the windshield wipers of the 2024 BMW X1?

You can disable the rain-sensing feature through the vehicle’s settings menu if desired.

How do I clean the windshield wiper nozzles on the 2024 BMW X1?

You can clean the windshield wiper nozzles by using a soft brush or cloth to remove any debris that may be blocking the nozzles.

Are the windshield wiper blades on the 2024 BMW X1 easy to replace?

The windshield wiper blades on the 2024 BMW X1 are designed for easy replacement and can typically be done without the need for special tools.

Does the 2024 BMW X1 come with adjustable intermittent wipers?

The 2024 BMW X1 features adjustable intermittent wipers, allowing you to customize the interval between wipes to suit your preferences.

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