Wipers and Washers

Windshield wipers

Note: Fully defrost the windshield in icy conditions before turning on the windshield wipers.

Note: Make sure the windshield wipers are switched off before entering a car wash.

Note: Clean the windshield and wiper blades if they begin to leave streaks or smears. If that does not resolve the issue, install new wiper blades.

Note: Do not operate the wipers on a dry windshield. This may scratch the glass, damage the wiper blades or cause the wiper motor to burn out.

Always use the windshield washers before wiping a dry windshield.

Rotate the end of the control away from you to increase the speed of the wipers.

Rotate the end of the control away from you to increase the speed of the wipers. Rotate toward you to decrease the speed of the wipers.

Press the stalk down and release for a single swipe of the wipers.

Speed Dependent Wipers (If Equipped)

When your vehicle speed increases, the interval between wipes will decrease when intermittent wipe is selected.

See also:

Snow tires and cables
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Steering Wheel
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Exterior mirrors
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