The Rainsense? system is activated by turning the
wiper control band to one of the ?ve sensitivity levels
within the delay area. The delay position closest to OFF
is the lowest sensitivity setting, level one. The highest
sensitivity setting, level ?ve, is closest to the LO position.
A single wipe will occur each time you turn the wiper
control band to a higher sensitivity level to indicate that
the sensitivity level has been increased.
The windshield wipers also remain in a ?high park?
position, stopped on the windshield and not in the
normal park position, even when the ignition is
Notice: If you do not turn off the windshield wipers
when driving through an automatic car wash, you
could damage the wipers. Always turn off the
windshield wipers before entering an automatic
The MIST and wash cycles operate as normal and are
not affected by the moisture-sensing function. The
system can be overridden at any time by manually
turning the wiper band to LO or HI speed.
Notice: Do not place stickers or other items on the
exterior glass surface directly in front of the
moisture sensor. Doing this could cause the
moisture sensor to malfunction.
At the top of the multifunction lever there is a paddle
with the word PUSH on it. To spray washer ?uid on the
windshield, push the paddle. The wipers will clear
the window and either stop or return to your preset
speed. For more washer cycles, push and hold
In freezing weather, do not use your washer
until the windshield is warmed. Otherwise the
washer ?uid can form ice on the windshield,
blocking your vision.
If your vehicle is equipped with a DIC, a WINDSHIELD
WASHER FLUID LOW message will appear on the
instrument panel cluster when the vehicle is low
on washer ?uid. See DIC Warnings and Messages on
With cruise control, you can maintain a speed of about
25 mph (40 km/h) or more without keeping your foot
on the accelerator. This can really help on long trips.