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With the ignition on, move the stalk 1.

- A a single sweep of the wipers.

A short push will trigger one sweep of the wipers.

- B switching off.

- C intermittent wiping.

The wipers will pause for several seconds between sweeps. It is possible to change the time between sweeps by turning ring 2.

- D slow continuous wiping.

- E fast wiping speed.

Special note

When driving, the wiping speed slows down whenever the vehicle stops. For example, fast wiping speed will slow to normal wiping speed.

As soon as the vehicle moves off, wiping will return to the speed originally selected. If stalk 1 is operated, it overrides and cancels the automatic function.

Positions C and D are accessible with the ignition on. Position E is accessible only when the engine is running.

When working in the engine compartment, ensure that the windscreen wiper stalk is in position B (park).

Risk of injury.

Vehicles with automatic wiper function

With the engine running, press the stalk 1.

- A a single sweep of the wipers.

A short push will trigger one sweep of the wipers.

- B switching off.

Position D is accessible with the ignition on. Positions C and E are accessible only with the engine running.

- C automatic wiper function

When this position is selected, the system detects water on the windscreen and triggers the wipers at a suitable wiping speed. It is possible to change the triggering threshold and the time sweeps by turning ring 2:

- F: minimum sensitivity;

- G: maximum sensitivity.

The higher the sensitivity, the quicker the wipers will react and the faster the wipe.


- the rain sensor is only intended as a driving aid. In the event of reduced visibility, the driver should manually activate the wipers. In foggy weather or during snowfalls, wiping is not automatically triggered and remains under the driver’s control;

- in the event of temperatures below zero, automatic wiping is not activated when the vehicle is started. It is automatically activated as soon as the vehicle exceeds a certain speed (approximately 5 mph (8 km/h));

- do not activate automatic wiping in dry weather;

- fully de-ice the windscreen before activating automatic wiping;

- when washing using a roller type car wash, return the ring 1 on the stalk B to the stop position to deactivate automatic wiping.

- D slow continuous wiping.

- E fast wiping speed.

Note: there is a maintenance position for replacing wiper blades.

This position enables the blades to be lifted to remove them from the windscreen.

It may be useful to:

- to clean the blades;

- to release the blades from the windscreen in winter;

- replace the blades.

With the ignition on and the engine off, fully lower (position E) the windscreen wiper stalk 1. The wiper arms stop in a position away from the bonnet. WINDSCREEN WIPER BLADES.

Operating faults

In the event of a malfunction of the automatic wiping, the wiper is set to intermittent wiping. Call an approved Dealer.

The operation of the rain sensor may be interrupted in the event of:

- damaged windscreen wipers; a film of water or traces left by a blade in the sensor’s detection zone may increase the response time of the automatic wiper, or increase the wiping frequency;

- a windscreen with any chip or crack level with the sensor, or a windscreen covered in dust, dirt, insects, ice, the use of washing wax and water-repellent chemicals; the windscreen wiper will be less sensitive or may even not react at all.

Windscreen washer

With the ignition on, pull stalk 1 towards you.

A brief pull will trigger a single sweep of the wipers, in addition to the windscreen washer.

A longer press will trigger three sweeps of the wipers followed a few seconds later by a fourth, in addition to the windscreen washer.

Efficiency of a wiper blade

Check the condition of the wiper blades. How long they last depends on you:

- it must remain clean: clean the blade and the screen regularly with soapy water;

- do not use it when the screen is dry;

- free it from the screen when it has not been used for a long time.

In all cases, replace it as soon as it begins to lose efficiency: approximately once a year WINDSCREEN WIPER BLADES.

Precautions for using the wipers

In the event of obstacles on the windscreen (dirt, snow, ice etc.), clean the windscreen (including the central area located behind the interior rear view mirror) before starting the wipers (risk of motor overheating).

If an object is preventing a blade from moving, it may stop functioning. Remove the obstacle and reactivate the wiper using the wiper stalk.

Before any action involving the windscreen (washing the vehicle, de-icing, cleaning the windscreen, etc.) return stalk 1 to position B (park).

Risk of injury and/or damage.