Infiniti QX: Rain-sensing auto wiper system - Windshield wiper and washer switch - Instruments and controls - Infiniti QX Owner's ManualInfiniti QX: Rain-sensing auto wiper system

The rain-sensing auto wiper system can

The rain-sensing auto wiper system can automatically turn on the wipers and adjust the wiper speed depending on the rainfall and the vehicle speed by using the rain sensor located on the upper part of the windshield. To set the rain-sensing auto wiper system, push the lever down to the AUTO position 1 . The wiper will sweep once while the ignition switch is in the ON position. The rain sensor sensitivity level can be adjusted by turning the knob toward the front 2 (High) or toward the rear 3 (Low).

► High — High sensitive operation
► Low — Low sensitive operation

To turn the rain-sensing auto wiper system off, push up the lever to the OFF position, or pull down the lever to the LO or HI position.

CAUTION
Do not touch the rain sensor and around it when the wiper switch is in the AUTO position and the ignition switch is in the ON position. The wipers may operate unexpectedly and cause to an injury or a wiper damage.

► The rain-sensing auto wipers are intended for use during rain. If the switch is left in the AUTO position, the wipers may operate unexpectedly when dirt, fingerprints, oil film or insects are stuck on or around the sensor. The wipers may also operate when exhaust gas or moisture affect the rain sensor.
► The rain-sensing auto wipers may not operate if rain does not hit the rain sensor even if it is raining.
► When the windshield glass is coated with water repellent, the speed of the rain-sensing auto wipers may be higher even though the amount of the rainfall is small.
► Be sure to turn off the rain-sensing auto wiper system when you use a car wash.
► Using genuine wiper blades is recommended for proper operation of the rain-sensing auto wiper system. (See “Windshield wiper blades” in the “8. Maintenance and do-it-yourself” section for wiper blade replacement.)

    Washer operation
    To operate the washer, pull the lever toward the back of the vehicle 5 until the desired amount of washer fluid is spread on the windshield. The wiper will automatically operate several times. ...

    Rear window wiper and washer switch
    WARNING In freezing temperatures the washer solution may freeze on the rear window glass and obscure your vision. Warm the rear window with the defroster before you wash the rear window. C ...

    See also:

    Number of seats
    The specifications shown on the Tire and Loading Information placard in the illustration are examples. The number of seats is vehicle-specific and can differ from the details shown. The number of ...

    Roof
    Sunroof The ignition must be in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY to operate the sunroof and power sunshade. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) . The vehicle may have a sunroof over the front seats and a r ...

    Rear seat head restraints
    WARNING   For safety reasons, always drive with the rear head restraints in the upright position when the rear seats are occupied. Keep the area around head restraints clear of articles ...