When to replace the Wiper Blades on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Wiper blade : 12 month
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 323 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 328 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 320 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 318 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) M3, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 xi, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 320 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 325 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 316 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 318 Ci, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 330 Cd, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 320 Cd, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) M3 CSL, BMW 3 Coupe (E46) 316 Ci View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Wiper Blades for 3 Coupe (E46) and other BMW models
How to change Wiper blade on BMW E46 Coupe 330 Ci – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wiper blade
How to change Rear wiper blade on BMW E46 Coupe 330 Ci – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Rear wiper blade
Tools
Replacement: windshield wipers – BMW 3 Coupe (E46). Tools you might need:
Flat Screwdriver
Replacement: windshield wipers – BMW 3 Coupe (E46). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Always replace front wiper blades together. It will ensure efficient and uniform cleaning of the windshield.
  • Don't confuse the wiper blades of the driver and passenger side.
  • The replacement procedure for both wiper blades is identical.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: windshield wipers – BMW 3 Coupe (E46). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Prepare the new windscreen wipers.
  2. Step 2
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    Pull the wiper arm away from the glass surface until it stops.
  3. Step 3
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    Press the clip. Use a flat screwdriver.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the blade from the wiper arm.
    Replacement: windshield wipers – BMW 3 Coupe (E46). Tip:
    When replacing the wiper blade, take caution to prevent the spring-loaded wiper arm from hitting the glass.
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