Windscreen wipers

Windscreen wipers
Windscreen wipers

Single wipe A
Intermittent wiping or autowipers B Normal wiping C
High speed wiping D

Intermittent wiping
Intermittent wiping

Select wipe interval with rotary switch: 1 = Short time interval. 6 = Extended time interval.

Autowipers

WARNINGS:
In icy conditions, make sure that the windscreen has been fully defrosted before selecting autowipers.

Switch off the autowipers feature before entering a car wash.

Replace the wiper blades as soon as they begin to leave bands of water and smears or when they do not completely remove water from the windscreen. If the blades are not replaced, the rain sensor will continue to detect water on the windscreen. This will result in the wipers continuing to operate although the majority of the windscreen is dry.

Note: The autowipers feature is intended for use during wet weather conditions only and is very sensitive to anything which touches the windscreen near to the rain sensor. Objects such as dirt, mist or flies hitting the windscreen in this location may cause the wipers to wipe even though the windscreen is mostly dry.

Note: The autowipers feature should not be selected when it is snowing, foggy or when the roads have been salted. In these weather conditions, select an alternative position if necessary.

When autowipers is selected, the wipers will cycle once regardless of whether the windscreen is wet or dry. Thereafter, or when the ignition is switched on with autowipers selected, the wipers will not cycle until water is detected on the windscreen. Alternatively, move the lever to another position and then select autowipers, or operate the washer.

The rain sensor will continuously measure the amount of water on the windscreen and adjust the speed of the front wipers automatically (single wipe, intermittent, normal or high speed wiping).

The sensitivity of the rain sensor is set


The sensitivity of the rain sensor is set using the rotary control: 1 = High sensitivity: The wipers will wipe even if only a small amount of water is detected on the windscreen.

6 = Low sensitivity: The wipers will only wipe when a larger amount of water is detected on the windscreen.

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