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Operation of the wipers on dry glass for long periods
may cause deterioration of the wiper blades. Always use
washer fluid when using the wipers to remove salt or dirt
from a dry windshield.
Avoid using the wiper blades to remove frost or ice from
the windshield. Keep the blade rubber out of contact with
petroleum products such as engine oil, gasoline, etc.
The windshield washer fluid reservoir is located in the
engine compartment and should be checked for fluid
level at regular intervals. Fill the reservoir with wind-
shield washer solvent (not radiator antifreeze) and oper-
ate the system for a few seconds to flush out the residual
The washer fluid reservoir will hold a full gallon of fluid
when the Low Washer Fluid Light illuminates.
The best protection against carbon monoxide entry into
the vehicle body is a properly maintained engine exhaust
302 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE