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Fix for pass side wiper arm rubbing? (archive)

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Posted by ron on January 07, 2000 at 15:52:35:

I noticed my pass side wiper arm is starting to rub on the back lip of the hood. Snipped these from the archives. My hood seems aligned properly, and i'm not crazy about moving the wiper arm up a few splines, but curious if anyone has been successful in getting a new lower-profile wiper arm from your dealer. I called my local one, and they're playing (or really are) dumb on any campaign /tech bulletins issued for it. Thx ron 89 525i

from the archives:
*There was a campaign on this arm. BMW has a replacement arm that is not as high and this fixes the problem.

*the TSB recommends that the hood be adjusted forward and up.

*move the wiper arm up a few splines.

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