Mini Cooper S Countryman 2016 Owners Manual PDF | Page 175

3. Press the wiper blade against the stop to
push it out of the fixation.
4. Press the new wiper blade into the fixation
until it engages audibly.
5. Fold down the wiper arm.
Lamp and bulb replace‐
ment
Information
Lamps and bulbs
Lamps and bulbs make an essential contribu‐
tion to vehicle safety. Therefore, exercise cau‐
tion when handling lights and bulbs.
The vehicle manufacturer recommends that
you have the necessary work performed by a
dealer’s service center or another qualified
service center or repair shop if you are unfami‐
liar with it or it is not described here.
A spare lamp box is available from a dealer’s
service center or another qualified service cen‐
ter or repair shop.
WARNING
Bulbs can get hot during operation. Con‐
tact with the bulbs can cause burns. There is
risk of injuries. Only change bulbs after they
have cooled off.
WARNING
Work on switched-on lighting systems
can cause short circuits. There is risk of injuries
or risk of property damage. When working on
the lighting system, switch off the lamps in
question. If necessary, heed the bulb manufac‐
turer's instructions.
CAUTION
Contaminated bulbs reduce their service
life. There is risk of property damage. Do not
hold new bulbs with your bare hands. Use a
clean cloth or something similar, or hold the
bulb by its base.
Caring for the headlights, refer to page 191.
For bulb replacement procedures that are not
described here, contact a dealer’s service cen‐
ter or another qualified service center or repair
shop.
For checking and adjusting headlamp aim, con‐
tact a dealer’s service center or another quali‐
fied service center or repair shop.
Light-emitting diodes LEDs
In some equipment, the light source is provided
by light-emitting diodes behind a cover.
These light-emitting diodes, which operate us‐
ing a concept similar to that applied in conven‐
tional lasers, are designated as Class 1 light-
emitting diodes.
WARNING
Too intensive brightness can irritate or
damage the retina of the eye. There is risk of
injuries. Do not look directly into the headlights
or other light sources for an extended period of
time. Do not remove the LED covers.
Headlight glass
Condensation can form on the inside of the ex‐
ternal lights in cool or humid weather. When
you drive with the lights switched on, the con‐
densation evaporates after a short time. The
headlight glass does not need to be changed.
If despite driving with the lights switched on,
increasing humidity forms, e. g. water droplets
in the lamp, the manufacturer of your vehicle
recommends having it checked by a dealer’s
service center or another qualified service cen‐
ter or repair shop.
Bi-xenon headlights
These bulbs have a very long life and the likeli‐
hood of failure is very low, provided that they
are not switched on and off excessively. If a
bulb should nevertheless fail, you can continue
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3. Press the wiper blade against the stop topush it out of the fixation.4. Press the new wiper blade into the fixationuntil it engages audibly.5. Fold down the wiper arm.Lamp and bulb replacementInformationLamps and bulbsLamps and bulbs make an essential contribution to vehicle safety. Therefore, exercise caution when handling lights and bulbs.The vehicle manufacturer recommends thatyou have the necessary work performed by adealers service center or another qualifiedservice center or repair shop if you are unfamiliar with it or it is not described here.A spare lamp box is available from a dealersservice center or another qualified service center or repair shop.WARNINGBulbs can get hot during operation. Contact with the bulbs can cause burns. There isrisk of injuries. Only change bulbs after theyhave cooled off.WARNINGWork on switched-on lighting systemscan cause short circuits. There is risk of injuriesor risk of property damage. When working onthe lighting system, switch off the lamps inquestion. If necessary, heed the bulb manufacturer's instructions.CAUTIONContaminated bulbs reduce their servicelife. There is risk of property damage. Do nothold new bulbs with your bare hands. Use aclean cloth or something similar, or hold thebulb by its base.Caring for the headlights, refer to page 191.For bulb replacement procedures that are notdescribed here, contact a dealers service center or another qualified service center or repairshop.For checking and adjusting headlamp aim, contact a dealers service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.Light-emitting diodes LEDsIn some equipment, the light source is providedby light-emitting diodes behind a cover.These light-emitting diodes, which operate using a concept similar to that applied in conventional lasers, are designated as Class 1 light-emitting diodes.WARNINGToo intensive brightness can irritate ordamage the retina of the eye. There is risk ofinjuries. Do not look directly into the headlightsor other light sources for an extended period oftime. Do not remove the LED covers.Headlight glassCondensation can form on the inside of the external lights in cool or humid weather. Whenyou drive with the lights switched on, the condensation evaporates after a short time. Theheadlight glass does not need to be changed.If despite driving with the lights switched on,increasing humidity forms, e. g. water dropletsin the lamp, the manufacturer of your vehiclerecommends having it checked by a dealersservice center or another qualified service center or repair shop.Bi-xenon headlightsThese bulbs have a very long life and the likelihood of failure is very low, provided that theyare not switched on and off excessively. If abulb should nevertheless fail, you can continueSeite 175Replacing componentsMOBILITY175Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 964 433 - VI/15