Windshield Wiper/Washer

The windshield wiper lever is on the right side of the steering column.

Sedan and Coupe Model shown
Sedan and Coupe Model shown

Wagon Model shown Wagon Model shown

Move the windshield wiper lever to select the wiper speed.

move the lever down and release. : Use for a single wipe. Briefly move the lever down and release.

For several wipes, hold the lever down.

: For a delayed wiping cycle. : Use to turn the wipers off.

Turn the band up for more frequent : For a delayed wiping cycle.

Turn the band up for more frequent wipes or down for less frequent wipes.

1: Use for slow wipes.

2: Use for fast wipes.

Windshield Washer

WARNING!
In freezing weather, do not use the washer until the windshield is warmed. Otherwise the washer fluid can form ice on the windshield, blocking your vision.

Sedan and Coupe Model

symbol, on the end of the : Press the button with this symbol, on the end of the windshield washer lever, to wash the windshield. The washer fluid sprays onto the windshield and the wipers run for a few cycles to clear the windshield. Press and hold for more wash cycles. for more wash cycles.

Wagon Model

Pull the lever toward you to spray washer fluid on the windshield.

The spray continues until the lever is released. The wipers will run a few times.

See Windshield Wiper/Washer and Rear Window Wiper/Washer (if equipped).

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