Windshield wipers

Windshield wipers  - Left-side steering wheel lever - Instruments and controls - Volvo XC90 Owners Manual - Volvo XC90

1 Thumb wheel

1 Thumb wheel
2 Rain sensor on/off

Windshield wipers off

andIf the lever is in the 0 position and you move it upwards, the wipers will sweep one stroke at a time for as long as you hold the lever up.

Single sweep position

from the 0 position for one sweep Move the lever slightly upward from the 0 position for one sweep of the wipers. The lever returns automatically to 0 when released.

Intermittent wiper function

you With the lever in this position, you can set the wiper interval by twisting the control ring (1) upward to increase wiper speed or downward to decrease the speed.

Windshield washer/headlight washer (certain models)

When the lever is pulled to wash the windshield, high pressure jets mounted in the bumper will spray the headlights.

CAUTION
Х Use ample washer fluid when washing the windshield to avoid scratching the glass. The windshield should be thoroughly wet when the wipers are in operation.
Х Before using the wipers, ice and snow should be removed from the windshield/ rear window. Be sure the wiper blades are not frozen in place.

Х To conserve washer fluid in driving conditions where the windshield washers are used frequently, the headlights will only be washed once for every five times the windshield is washed within a 10-minute period.
Х A short pull on the lever will wash the windshield only.
Х When approximately 1 US quart (1 liter) remains in the washer fluid reservoir, the headlights will not be washed when the lever is pulled to conserve washer fluid for the windshield.

Continuous wiper function

Top arrow: normal speed

Top arrow: normal speed
Bottom arrows: higher speed

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