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1.2.3.16. Screen wipers and windscreen washer of a windshield

Fig. 1.71. Scheme of operating modes of the switch of a screen wiper of a windshield


For inclusion of a screen wiper of a windshield move the lever in the necessary situation (fig. 1.71).
The key has to be in the provision of "ON".
Automatic mode (situation 1).
Speed of work of screen wipers depends on quantity of the rain and a sunlight recorded by the sensor of automatic control of screen wipers.

Fig. 1.72. Sensor of automatic control of screen wipers


The sensor of automatic control of screen wipers is installed on inside of a windshield (fig. 1.72).
If the speed of work of system of automatic control of screen wipers is higher or lower than necessary, turn the regulator of automatic control in the - direction for decrease in sensitivity, and in the + direction for increase in sensitivity.
Even if the lever of screen wipers is in situation 1, the system switches to faltering work in the following cases:
– when the windshield froze (at a temperature below -10 °C);
– when the system is faulty.
Besides, at strong heating of a windshield (it is above 90 °C) screen wipers do not work even if the lever of screen wipers is in situation 1.
If ignition is switched off when the lever of screen wipers is in situation 1, then at inclusion of ignition screen wipers do not work in the automatic mode even if on a windshield there are rain drops.
In this case at first move the lever in other situation, then again return to situation 1.

ATTENTION
Be careful not to press fingers screen wipers to a windshield.
Even if the lever of screen wipers is in situation 1 at the included ignition, the system works in the automatic mode in the following cases:
– at a contact of the top middle of a windshield near the sensor;
– at a wipe of the top middle of a windshield (near the sensor) a towel and т.п;
– at vibration of a windshield;
– at a sensor contact.

NOTE
When cleaning a windshield you watch from within that on the sensor of automatic control of screen wipers detergent or water did not get.

For release of a stream of the washing liquid pull the lever on yourself (situation 5).
If screen wipers of a windshield are switched off, then after release of a stream they will fulfill several cycles.
In frosty weather before use of windscreen washer warm up a windshield by means of a stekloobogrevatel. It will prevent freezing of the washing liquid on a windshield that will prevent the review.

ATTENTION
When waxing the car, you watch that washer nozzles were not hammered. If nozzles of a washer were hammered, do not try to clear them by means of sharp objects. It will lead to damage of nozzles.