BMW M2 Windshield Wiper Arm Replacement Cost

Know what price you should pay to get your vehicle fixed.

The average cost for a BMW M2 windshield wiper arm replacement is between $177 and $187. Labor costs are estimated between $35 and $45 while parts are priced at $142. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Note about price: The cost of this service or repair can vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Related repairs may also be needed. Talk with a RepairPal Certified shop to learn which repairs might be right for you.

How does a Windshield Wiper Arm work?

When the windshield wipers are activated, the switch sends a signal through the fuse, and possibly a relay, and power reaches the windshield wiper motors from one of two paths. When it reaches the windshield wiper motor, the motor will being moving back and forth as quickly as the driver has selected. When the wiper motor turns, the wiper arms, which are connected to the motor, and contain the wiper blades, move across the windshield causing the wiper blades to drag liquid off the glass.

What are the symptoms of a bad Windshield Wiper Arm?

Windshield wiper arms will be replaced mainly for aesthetic reasons or damage. If the windshield arms become bent or rusted, the windshield wipers may not contact the windshield at the proper angle, or there may be no contact at all. Also, the sun will take a toll on these parts after years of use, and fading or clear coat peeling will result, not to mention rust.

Can I drive with a bad Windshield Wiper Arm?

Driving without windshield cleaning components is not typically considered unsafe, but there will be no system to properly clean your field of vision if the need arises. If the windshield cleaning system is heavily relied upon in your location, consider repairing the system sooner than later. Also, this system works together to clean and protect the windshield When one component fails, the risk of damage to the windshield is elevated. Lack of lubrication, incorrect windshield wiper angle, and worn windshield wiper blades are all causes of streaking, grooving, and scratching the path of the windshield wipers into the windshield.

How often do Windshield Wiper Arms need replacement?

As noted, the only reason to replace a windshield wiper arm is for damage to the color finish or physical damage to the windshield wiper arm causing contact issues between the windshield wiper blade and the windshield.