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BMW 530i Windshield Replacement & Repair

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BMW Models

2002

 

228i

 

328

 

330i

 

428i

 

430i

 

435i

 

440i

 

530i

 

750

 

i3

 

i8

 

M3

 

M4

 

M5

 

X1

 

X3

 

X4

 

X5

 

X6

 

X7

 

Z4

 

The windshield of the BMW 530i is a crucial component that not only provides protection against wind, debris, and weather elements but also plays a significant role in structural integrity and visibility. Below are the specifications of the BMW 530i windshield:

1. Size: The windshield of the BMW 530i is designed to fit the vehicle’s specific dimensions. The exact size may vary slightly, but on average, it measures around 1,416mm (55.6 inches) in width and 795mm (31.3 inches) in height.

2. Glass Type: The windshield is made of laminated glass. Laminated glass consists of two layers of glass bonded together with an interlayer of polyvinyl butyral (PVB). This construction provides superior strength and safety as it prevents the glass from shattering into dangerous shards upon impact.

3. Tinting: The windshield comes with a light tint on the upper portion to reduce glare from the sun and enhance driver visibility. The tint level complies with legal requirements and is not excessively dark to compromise nighttime visibility.

4. Sun Visor: Located at the top of the windshield, the sun visor is integrated into the design to block direct sunlight and improve driver comfort and visibility during daytime driving.

5. Rain Sensor: Many BMW 530i models feature a rain sensor on the windshield. This sensor automatically activates the windshield wipers when it detects rain, ensuring optimal visibility without requiring manual intervention.

6. Heating Element: In colder climates, the windshield may have a heating element embedded within the glass. This feature, often referred to as a “heated windshield,” helps to defrost and de-ice the windshield quickly during winter months, enhancing visibility and safety.

7. Windshield Defrost: The windshield is designed to work in conjunction with the vehicle’s HVAC system to defrost and clear any fog or ice buildup on the glass during cold weather conditions.

8. Aerodynamic Design: The BMW 530i windshield is engineered with an aerodynamic shape to reduce drag and wind noise, contributing to the vehicle’s overall performance and a quieter cabin.

It’s important to note that windshield specifications may vary slightly depending on the specific model year and optional features of the BMW 530i. It’s always recommended to consult the owner’s manual or contact an authorized BMW dealer for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

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