Automatic windscreen wiping

Citroen C3 / Citroen C3 Owner's Manual / Visibility / Wiper controls / Automatic windscreen wiping

The windscreen wipers operate automatically, without any action on the part of the driver, if rain is detected (sensor behind the interior mirror), adapting their speed to the intensity of the rainfall.

Activation

This is controlled manually by the driver by

This is controlled manually by the driver by pushing stalk A to the "AUTO" position.

It is accompanied by the lighting

It is accompanied by the lighting of this indicator lamp in the instrument panel and a message on the multifunction screen.

Switching off

This is controlled manually by the driver

This is controlled manually by the driver by moving stalk A upwards and returning it to position "0" .

It is accompanied by the indicator

It is accompanied by the indicator lamp in the instrument panel switching off and a message on the multifunction screen.

The automatic wiping must be reactivated if the ignition has been off for more than one minute, by pushing stalk A downwards.

Operating fault

If an automatic wiping malfunction occurs, the wipers will operate in intermittent mode.

Have it checked by a CITROËN dealer.

Do not cover the rain sensor, linked with the brightness sensor and located in the centre of the windscreen behind the interior mirror.

Switch off the automatic wiping when using an automatic car wash.

In winter, it is advisable to wait until the windscreen is completely clear of ice before activating the automatic wiping.

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