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How To Adjust The Speed of Your Windscreen Wipers


Whether you’re driving in a light shower or heavy rain, it's important to be aware of how to adjust the speed of your wipers accordingly.  Watch the instructional video above to find out exactly how to do this. 
Here's how to adjust the speed of your wipers: 
  •  The wiper controls are on a stalk, next to your steering wheel. 
  • Move the stalk up and down with your finger (no need to take your hand off the wheel). You’ll feel it click into three different positions. 
  • TOP TIP: Don’t test the wipers on a dry windscreen: it can damage the blades and scratch the glass. 
  • Position 1 (in video): In this neutral position, the wipers are ‘off’.
  • Position 2 (in video): ‘Bounce’ the stalk down once and the wipers will make a single swipe. This is useful if you get a sudden splash of water on the screen. 
  • Position 3 (in video): From the ‘off’ position, push the stalk up one notch. It will click and stay in place. The wipers will wipe intermittently to a set timing. 
  • Position 4 (in video) : Push the stalk up to the next notch. The wipers will now swipe continuously
  • Position 5 (in video) : Push the stalk up as far as it will go. The wipers will work at high speed.
  • If you set the wipers to work intermittently, you can change their tempo. 
  • On the wiper stalk, you’ll find a dial. Turn it up to set a shorter interval between each wipe. and turn it down to set a longer interval between each wipe.  
  • Now for your rear wiper- Pull the stalk towards you. The washer and wiper will work together.
  • After one wash and wipe, the wiper will pause. It will then wipe one more time to clear the window.
That’s how easy it is to adjust the speed of your windscreen wipers. But if there’s anything you’re not sure about, you can always refer to your Owner’s Manual, or simply contact your Kerry Motor Works on  0667121555, or fill out the form below and a member of the team will be in touch.