I have a 745i with the premium sound system. I had a 740 with the premium. Unfortunately IMHO these higher-end bmws just dont have the great sound systems youd expect. I think the sound is a bit muffled in general and not real crisp. I have had other cars (somewhat lower-end) models with MUCH better sound. The DSP system is nice with the LOGIC7 and all ofthe memory options are good but the sound is
second thing I noticed during my inspection of the car was the sound system. It seems to have very little bass and the sound itself seemed very ordinary. Not like I was expecting from a 15 speaker sound system on the highest end beemer. E38 7 series owners with the premium sound system (with dsp) what do yawl think about the factory sound system. Is it as good as the H&K systems in the current bmw
Quote Originally Posted by e60lover I was just wondering if my 06 530i has headlight washers because I turned on the headlights and turned on the windshield washer and the headlight washers didnt turn on. I am pretty sure that this is how you activate them. Is there only a cutout for all models even if you dont have the washers On bmwusa.com it lists headlight washers as part of the cold weather package
Quote Originally Posted by Dmitriya bmw advertises a cold weather package with retractable headlight washers. Is it really a useful feature If its not people might be better of by simply paying for heated seats instead of getting the whole package (which also includes a useless rearseat backrest hole for transporting skis and 2x4s) I ordered the heated buttwarmers as a standalone option. I wondered
Quote Originally Posted by Kilgore Trout Most people who have the headlight washers hate them - because they get the hood all dirty and dont really help anything. But I think people who have more recent versions of it (like past 2009) like it better. So some of the problems may have been addressed. 1. On my new 535i I ordered heated seats without the CWP for this reason. The main problem is that bmw
I always hated how the headlight washers made a real mess of the front of my car when I had my Mini Cooper. They have a separate fill up container for the fluid for the lights and the windshield. I actually havent looked at my bmws fluid holders yet to see if they are separate in my 328xi as well (I just got my CPO about a month ago and havent had to re-fill any of the fluids yet). What I did with
Quote Originally Posted by Dmitriya bmw advertises a cold weather package with retractable headlight washers. Is it really a useful feature If its not people might be better of by simply paying for heated seats instead of getting the whole package (which also includes a useless rearseat backrest hole for transporting skis and 2x4s) Initially I only ordered he heated seats but the incremental cost was
the headlights and it always sprays above the headlights as well and all over my black hood leaving waterspots all over my clean hood I asked my service guy and he said the headlight washers are not adjustable and there is nothing they can do about it.. Crazy Has anyone had this problem or NOT had this problem when using their windshield washer Its gotta be a fixable problem as I cant imagine bmw
Quote Originally Posted by Aeromotive Hi all. Next week were closing the deal on a 2013 335 xdrive with M Sport and Premium package along with other goodies. Power-folding mirrors and headlight washers are useful options for us (although a little gimmicky for others). But how to get them bmw.ca isnt very clear. I figured out that folding mirrors come with auto dimming mirrors which are part of premium
Quote Originally Posted by furby076 I dont have CWP but have those bumps. I do have heated seats. I was also told i had the wipers (was told after i bought the car so I dont think the sales person was trying to upsell the car with stuff it didnt have) headlight washers are standard on all xixDrive E9xs. Quote Originally Posted by bmw_GAL I dont have the cold weather package either but have the headlight
Quote Originally Posted by Ilovemycar Who the heck would want to steal one Believe it or not this is like the 10th time Ive read about someone having their headlight washer covers stolen... httpswww.google.comsearchqbmw...twashercover Its actually the reason why we decided not to get the cold weather package and just picked the heated seats as a standalone option.
Quote Originally Posted by Verts4Ever Believe it or not this is like the 10th time Ive read about someone having their headlight washer covers stolen... httpswww.google.comsearchqbmw...twashercover Its actually the reason why we decided not to get the cold weather package and just picked the heated seats as a standalone option. Thanks. One more option I will not get on my next Bimmer.
Quote Originally Posted by Verts4Ever Believe it or not this is like the 10th time Ive read about someone having their headlight washer covers stolen... httpswww.google.comsearchqbmw...twashercover Disappearing headlight washer covers are a page from the KGB playbook CORROSION Hardly limited to those of the spook persuasion rumors of psychological warfare circulate freely among automobile company boardrooms
Eric you probably dont want to just leave all the plumbing inside the bumper cover and let it piss on the floor (or rather the bottom of the belly pan). Your supercharger intake and filter are right down there not far away from the tubing which goes left and right along the bottom of the bumper cover. I would look into either disabling the pump for the headlight washers (if indeed there is a dedicated pump for the suckers) or simply clamp the hoses tubing going to them. P.S. Did you try installing the bumper today If so did it fit EDIT After looking at part diagrams on RealOem.com it looks like the headlight sprayers DO get their own fluid container and pump (check out number 3 in the diagram bellow). I bet if you pulled the plug on the pump it would safely disable the headlight washers without setting a codewarning message. As far as I know the only washer fluid error message relates to the fluid level as per the level sensor built into the reservoir. httpwww.realoem.combmwshowparts...50&hg61&fg45
Quote Originally Posted by Ricks_335I I had both headlight washer covers fall off my 2008 335I during a cold and snowy period a couple of weeks ago. After some research this appears to be a worldwide problem. From numerous owners on the the bmwLand website bmw (Europe) have obviously conceded that it is a design fault by virtue of the fact that they are now treating it as a warranty claim My bmw dealer
Thanks for the advice. I agree that the headlight washers are pretty useless especially if they fall off your bmw during bad weather... I tried being nice and polite about this matter but it did no good. I guess customer satisfaction is low on their list at this time. The owners manual has no warnings about using the headlight washers in colder weather. So I dont feel I did anything wrong.
Thanks for the link. My picture of the missing headlight washer cover is not the best. I guess the water droplets on the bumper can be mistaken for some damage. The bumper has no damage since the coverspray nozzles fell off during a recent trip through some snowy weather. This seems like a common problem from all the posts I have read about lost headlight washer covers on E90post bmwland and Bimmerfest
Quote Originally Posted by Ricks_335I I would have avoided the headlight washers as well if I knew bmw would not cover this poor design under warranty. Who needs this hassle and expense Just read the thread about an owner replacing their HPFP for the third time after only 7000 miles... Stuff like this will keep bmw off the top reliability list for some time. I totally agree. I wash my car so frequently that the washers are never really needed.
Quote Originally Posted by sopranos79 is there anyway to disable the headlight washers on the 3 series. when you wash your windows with the windshield whiper fluid the front headlight washers splash the fluid all over the hood of the car and if you have a dusty hood like most people do in the winter in the northeast it makes the front end look like a muddy mess. kind of a stupid design Just make sure your headlight switch is in the off (not auto) position when you wash the windshield.
Quote Originally Posted by triggs s So if the headlight washer does not pop out it could relate to the washer pump not the motor Correct. Inoperative pump cloggedleaking lines defective telescopic nozzle(s). The washer nozzles are deployed by pressure from the pump not a motor . see httpwww.realoem.combmwshowparts...87&hg61&fg45 httpwww.realoem.combmwshowparts...83&hg61&fg45
Quote Originally Posted by triggs Thank you Melquin. Did you mean the second pump as in windshield washer pump Ive checked all wires fuse connectors when it was not working for the past 2 years. I didnt realize the issue was the pump. The stealership wanted me to generately hand over 170 bucks x2 (each side of headlight washer) plus 140 bucks labour to fix it. It costed me less than 100 bucks to do one of the easiest DIY. Yes. I should have been more clear. I was referring to 4 in httpwww.realoem.combmwshowparts...61&fg45&hl10
is) then the bulb is fine is this true Also someone else suggested to someone it might be the igniter not sure what that is but how can I make sure if it is or isnt the igniter What should I do Thanks in advance Kal With your Xenon headlight the buzzing sound is most likely the ballast trying to ignite the burner (bulb) though if you can hear it that loudly there may be a short somewhere. Your bmw
I live in Vermont and own a 2006 Passat with xenon lights and head light washers. We were about to by a second 2007 model and discovered almost by accident that the head light washers were no longer available even with the Xenon lights. I believe they are a necessity with these lights. We then started to look at bmws and now have a 335xi on order for ED in May because of the headlight washers .
Quote Originally Posted by bmwswag How do you turn on the headlight washers mine come on when I use the windshield washer feature but I think the headlihts have to be on............. I may be wrong..........someone else chime in please.
Quote Originally Posted by bmw_GAL I dont have the cold weather package and have the heated seats and the headlight washers When in use they spray the roof and to the trunk If you have headlight washers you have the ZCW. Thats the ONLY way you get them. Check to see if you have the ski bag. Youll find you do.
Quote Originally Posted by bmw_GAL I have everything BUT the ski bag AND the heated steering wheel It says so on my window stickie And my headlight washers work whenever I need them or choose to use them If you dont mind please scan your window stickie and post it. In the U.S. theres only one way to get the headlight washers and thats by getting the ZCW. Something weird is going on with your car.
Quote Originally Posted by bmw_GAL Its because they made a boo boo on my car If you get Cold Weather Package you will on automatically get headlight washers. But if you did not get the Cold Weather Package on the E92E93 you still get the cutout for the headlight washers but they actually do not function. Is that what you are thinking
This may not help anything at all but the 2010 build-your-own at bmwusa.com shows cold weather package offering heated seats headlight washers and ski bag. The heated steering wheel is listed as a standalone option. It does not list the headlight washers as standalone nor does it show any way of deleting the ski bag. The package could have been different in 2009 though.
I have the same problem. I was driving on a major high way (I16) to be exact while driving I used the headlighwashers and yes they popout. Both of the washer pop out. i found out the following day to my suprice they were both missing. I called the local bmw dealeship the one that services my vehicle. They told me I had to call custumer service i called customer service and they said I had to call bmw
Quote Originally Posted by ctt335i Has anyone ever lost their headlight washer - the entire pop-up thing I was headed home on Christmas Eve in the rain and I pulled the stalk to wash the windshield on the Interstate. Everything seemed to work fine. Windshield washers worked fine and I noticed puffs or washer fluid coming from the headlight washers. I am 100% certain this is the first time I have used
of this stuff that cuts light on the road very noticeably. Its not so bad when following the car throwing up the spray I just follow the tail-lights ahead at a respectful distance. But its a PITA when he or she turns off the road and Im left to my own devices my own dirty headlights actually Without a strong yea or nay concensus I guess Ill flip a coin next time Im ready to place an order for bmw
Quote Originally Posted by charlesberry where is the pump for the headlight washers 4. Alongside your washer fluid reservoir. Taken from here httpwww.realoem.combmwshowparts...83&hg61&fg45
Quote Originally Posted by andrewcbho I am upgrading to m bumper and was wondering if i could retrofit headlight washers. Is it complicated What does comprises the headlight washer system is it a just another tube Andrew It can be done I actually considered it when I did my new bumper. I decided not to as I didnt want extra washer fluid on my paint. Different strokes I suppose. It takes a few things-