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Hi all,

I just wondering how the sensivity for the rain sensor works. I always put the asjustement lever to the upper position (the position where the lines are longer) and sometimes it may take up to half a mile before the wipers starts even when my windshield is wet, and other times it starts instantly. I've tried other positions but without any satisfaying results. Most of the times it seems to be waked or triggered before it start working properly.

Any answers or advice would be welcomed :x
 

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The adjustment for speed will not have any effect until the rain sensor turns the wipers on.
Don't knw why they even have it as the wipers are controlled , pretty much, by the rain sensor
and the control unit for it. goes faster with more rain, also controlled in part by the speed you are
traveling.
I remember when that pretty much only controlled wipers when in intermittent wiper modes, on other cars
 

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Honestly it gets really annoying on the highway so I will usually turn my wipers off if I can maintain 60mph at least. Water just beads and goes away so I'm good with it.
 

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I noticed that the speed adjustment is to the lower travelling speed at the upper position (where the line is the longest). At higher speed sensivity in city driving it don't even work and I fist thought that was for "the amount of water in the winshield sensivity adjustment selector", the TAOWITWSAS sensor lol
 

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It still works in the city just fine (or should) as it does for me. When the rain starts to come down harder the wipers most certainly speed up, just maybe not as fast as when you're driving.
 

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I really enjoy the rain sensitive wipers and often forget to turn them off going through the carwash . My experience is that it if it is pouring then they come on quickly if not it takes 30-60 seconds to kick in .I jump start the process by simply moving the lever up to get the wipers to move once then the sensors kick in quickly . I also keep them at the highest sensitivity but I live in Vancouver where we hget 11 months of rain and one month of bad weather :laugh
 
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