BMW M2 2017 Owner's Manual – Page 209

Posted on 1 Jan, 2020
Manufacturer: BMW
Category: Auto
Product: BMW M2 2017
Pages: 230
File size: 4 MB

Vehicle features and options
This chapter describes all standard, country-
specific and optional features offered with the
series. It also describes features that are not
necessarily available in your vehicle, e. g., due
to the selected options or country versions.
This also applies to safety-related functions
and systems. When using these functions and
systems, the applicable laws and regulations
must be observed.
Vehicle washes
General information
Regularly remove foreign objects such as
leaves in the area below the windshield when
the hood is raised.
Wash your vehicle frequently, particularly in
winter. Intense soiling and road salt can dam‐
age the vehicle.
Steam blaster and high-pressure
Safety information
When cleaning with high-pressure wash‐
ers, components can be damaged due to the
pressure or temperatures being too high.
There is a risk of property damage. Maintain
sufficient distance and do not spray too long
continuously. Follow the operating instructions
for the high-pressure washer.◀
Distances and temperature
Maximum temperature: 140 °F/60 °C.
Minimum distance from sensors, cameras,
seals: 12 inches/30 cm.
Minimum distance from glass sunroof:
31.5 in/80 cm.
Automatic vehicle washes
Safety information
Water can penetrate in the windshield
area due to high-pressure washers. There is a
risk of property damage. Avoid high-pressure
Improper use of automatic vehicle
washes can cause damage to the vehicle.
There is a risk of damage to property. Follow
the following instructions:
Give preference to cloth vehicle washes or
those that use soft brushes in order to
avoid paint damage.
Avoid vehicle washes with guide rails
higher than 4 in/10 cm to avoid damage to
the chassis.
Observe the tire width of the guide rail to
avoid damage to tires and rims.
Fold in exterior mirrors to avoid damage to
the exterior mirrors.
Deactivate the wiper and, if necessary, rain
sensor to avoid damage to the wiper sys‐
Before driving into a vehicle wash
In order to ensure that the vehicle can roll in a
vehicle wash, take the following steps:
Manual transmission:
Drive into the vehicle wash.
Shift to neutral.
Switch the engine off.
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