Honda Civic: Wipers and Washers - Operating the Switches Around the Steering Wheel - Controls - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Wipers and Washers

The windshield wipers and washers can be used when the ignition switch is in ON .

■ MIST

■ MIST

The wipers run at high speed until you release the lever.

■ Wiper switch (OFF, INT, LO, HI)

Change the wiper switch setting according to the amount of rain.

■ Adjusting the delay

Turn the adjustment ring to adjust the wiper delay.

■ Washer

■ Washer

Sprays while you pull the lever toward you.

When you release the lever, the wipers make two or three more sweeps before stopping.

NOTICE
Do not use the wipers when the windshield is dry.

The windshield will get scratched, or the rubber blades will get damaged.

NOTICE
In cold weather, the blades may freeze to the windshield, becoming stuck.

Operating the wipers in this condition may damage the wipers. Use the defroster to warm the windshield, then turn the wipers on.

If the vehicle speeds up while the wipers are operating intermittently, the length of the wipe interval shortens. When the vehicle starts moving, the wipers make a single sweep.

When the vehicle speeds up, the wiper operation’s shortest delay setting (the LO setting become) and the LO setting become the same.

Turn the washers off if no washer fluid comes out.

The pump may get damaged.

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