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the end of the multi-function lever to one of the six
intermittent wiper settings to activate this feature.
The sensitivity of the system is adjustable from the
multi-function lever. Wiper delay position 1 is the least
sensitive and wiper delay position 6 is the most sensitive.
Choose setting 3 or 4 for normal rain conditions. Choose
setting 2 or 1 if you desire less wiper sensitivity. Choose
setting 5 or 6 if you desire more sensitivity. Place the lever
in the OFF position when not using the system.
The rain-sensing feature will not operate when the
wiper speed is in the LOW or HIGH position.
The rain-sensing feature may not function properly
when ice or dried salt water is present on the wind-
Use of Rain-X or products containing wax or silicone
may reduce rain sensor performance.
The Rain Sense feature can be enabled or disabled. For
details, refer to “Rain Sensing Intermittent Wipers,”
under “Personal Settings (Customer Programmable
Features),” under “Electronic Vehicle Information
Center (EVIC)” in Section 4 of this manual.
The rain sensing system has protective features for the
wiper blades and arms. It will not operate under the
Low Temperature Wipe Inhibit — The rain-sensing
feature will not operate when the ignition is first
switched ON, and the vehicle is stationary, and the
outside temperature is below 32° F (0° C), unless the
wiper control on the multi-function lever is moved, or
the vehicle speed becomes greater than 0 mph (0
km/h), or the outside temperature rises above freez-
Neutral Wipe Inhibit — The rain-sensing feature will
not operate when the ignition is ON, and the trans-
mission shift lever is in the N (Neutral) position, and
the vehicle speed is less than 5 mph (8 km/h), unless
the wiper control on the multi-function lever is moved
or the shift lever is moved out of the N (Neutral)
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