Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Rain-sensing wipers

Note:

Wet road conditions may result in inconsistent or unexpected wiping or smearing. Lower the sensitivity, switch to normal or high-speed wiping or turn the wipers off to reduce smearing.

Note:

Turn off the wipers before entering a car wash.

Use the rotary control to adjust the


Use the rotary control to adjust the sensitivity to one of the interval moisture settings. The wipers will not cycle until moisture is detected on the windshield. The wiper speed will vary based on the amount of moisture detected on the windshield and the sensitivity setting. The wipers will continue to wipe as long as moisture is detected.

Keep the outside of the windshield clean, especially the area around the interior mirror where the sensor is located, or sensor performance may be affected.

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