Intermittent operation or rain sensor

The concept

The rain sensor automatically controls the time between wipes depending on the intensity of the rainfall. The sensor is located on the windshield, directly behind the interior rearview mirror.

Activating/deactivating

Activating/deactivating
Activating/deactivating

Press the button on the wiper lever.

The LED in the steering column stalk lights up.

Deactivate the rain sensor in car washes Deactivate the rain sensor in car washes

Deactivate the rain sensor when passing through an automatic car wash; otherwise, damage could be caused by undesired wiper activation.

Setting the frequency or sensitivity of the rain sensor

Setting the frequency or sensitivity of the rain sensor
Setting the frequency or sensitivity of the rain sensor

Turn the thumbwheel.

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