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Wiper Service Mode


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#1 OFFLINE   3-mer

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 05:48 AM

Can anyone explain how to put the wipers in service mode?







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#2 OFFLINE   Roger Eastman

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:46 AM

This is explained in the topic "Cleaning the wiper blades".



#3 OFFLINE   Tdefny

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:23 AM

Basically hold the wiper stalk down while shutting off the car and the wipers will park in the up position.

#4 OFFLINE   roninsd

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 01:31 AM

Or, a the manual states, push the start button to turn on, push again to turn off, and within 3 seconds push the wiper stalk down.  the wipers will come up and stop in the service position.  Tried it, and it works.



#5 OFFLINE   62Lincoln

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 04:37 PM

Great post, helped me figure this out. In the Energi manual, it states "pull the stalk towards you" [not push the stalk down], which is what was giving me the problem.


Edited by 62Lincoln, 01 February 2014 - 07:50 PM.


#6 OFFLINE   Tom

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 10:57 AM

While washing my C-Max with the wipers in service mode, I discovered that the wipers could be pulled out away from the windshield.  The wiper arms each have a hinge that facilitates this.  Good for when overnight ice and snowstorms make scraping a necessary the next time you want drive somewhere.



#7 OFFLINE   jmcgliss

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Posted 05 November 2018 - 07:16 PM

Wiper service mode - good information to have with falling leaves and snow approaching.

 

I found the thread suggesting foam pipe insulation placed between the hood and windshield to keep snow, ice, or leaves from packing inside the deep trough where the wipers reside. Will give that a try this week.


Edited by jmcgliss, 05 November 2018 - 07:37 PM.







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