Windshield wipers and washer

- Intermittent windshield wipers with interval adjuster The wiper operation is selected as follows by turning the switch ring.

When intermittent windshield wiper operation is selected, the wiper interval can be also adjusted.

1. Off.


1. 2. Intermittent windshieldOff.


2. wiper operation.Intermittent windshield
wiper operation.

3. wiper operation.Low speed windshield
wiper operation.

4. wiper operation.High speed windshield
wiper operation.

5. Temporary operation.


6. Increases the intermittent


6. Increases the intermittent windshield wiper frequency.

7. Decreases the intermittent windshield wiper frequency.

8. Washer/wiper dual operation.


8. Washer/wiper dual operation.

The wipers will automatically operate a couple of times after the washer squirts.

If the headlights are on, the headlight cleaners will operate once.

- Rain-sensing windshield wipers (if equipped).

When operate automatically whenis selected, the wipers will
operate automatically when the sensor detects falling rain. The system automatically adjusts wiper timing in accordance with rain volume and vehicle speed.

When sensitivity can be adjusted as followsis selected, the sensor
sensitivity can be adjusted as follows by turning the switch ring:

1. Off.


1. 2. Rain-sensing wiperOff.


2. operation.Rain-sensing wiper
operation.

3. operation.Low speed wiper
operation.

4. operation.High speed wiper
operation.

5. Temporary operation.


6. Sensor sensitivity (high).


6. Sensor sensitivity (high).

7. Sensor sensitivity (low).

8. Washer/wiper dual operation.


8. Washer/wiper dual operation.

The wipers will automatically operate a couple of times after the washer squirts. (After operating several times, the wipers operate one more time after a short delay to prevent dripping.) If the headlights are on, the headlight cleaners will operate once.

The windshield wipers and washer can be operated when

The POWER switch is in ON mode.

Effects of vehicle speed on wiper operation

Vehicle speed affects the following even when the wipers are not in AUTO mode:
Intermittent wiper interval Wiper operation when the washer is being used (delay until drip prevention wiper sweep occurs)
When low speed wiper operation is selected, wiper operation will be switched from
low speed to intermittent wiper operation only when the vehicle is stationary.

(However, when the sensor sensitivity is adjusted to the highest level, the mode cannot
be switched.)

Raindrop sensor (vehicles with rain-sensing windshield wipers)

The raindrop sensor judges the amount of


The raindrop sensor judges the amount of raindrops.

An optical sensor is adopted. It may not operate properly when sunlight from the rising or setting of the sun intermittently strikes the windshield, or if bugs etc. are present on the windshield.

If the wiper switch is turned to the while the POWER switch is inposition
while the POWER switch is in ON mode, the wipers will operate once to show that AUTO mode is activated.

In extremely hot or cold weather (vehicles with rain-sensing windshield wipers)

The rain-sensing wiper operation will turn off if the windshield gets extremely hot (at
more than 194F [90C]) or cold (at less than 5.0F [-15C]). If the windshield wipers
cease operation while in AUTO mode, change to a mode other than AUTO.

If no windshield washer fluid sprays

Check that the washer nozzles are not blocked if there is washer fluid in the windshield
washer fluid reservoir.

CAUTION:
Caution regarding the use of windshield wipers in AUTO mode (vehicles with rain-sensing windshield wipers).

The windshield wipers may operate unexpectedly if the sensor is touched or the windshield is subject to vibration in AUTO mode. Take care that your fingers or anything
else do not become caught in the windshield wipers.

NOTICE:
When the windshield is dry Do not use the wipers, as they may damage the windshield.

When the washer fluid tank is empty Damage to the washer fluid pump may be caused if the lever is pulled toward you and held continually.

When a nozzle becomes blocked Do not try to clear it with a pin or other object. The nozzle will be damaged.

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