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Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual: Windshield wiper service position

Fig. 88 Windshield wiper in service position.

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Service position

In the service position, the wiper arms can be lifted away from the windshield ⇒ Fig. 88 . The wipers are moved to the service position as follows:

  • The engine hood must be closed ⇒ Preparations for working in the engine compartment .
  • Switch the ignition off, turn it on briefly, and then off again.
  • Press the windshield wiper lever down briefly ⇒ Fig. 86④  when the ignition is off.
  • Wipers move into service position.

Carefully fold the wiper arms back onto the windshield before driving! Switch the ignition on and press the windshield wiper lever down briefly ⇒ Fig. 86④ . The wiper arms move back to their original position.

Lifting the wiper blades and tilting them away from the windshield

  • Put the wiper arms in service position ⇒ .
  • Do not handle the wiper blades, handle the wiper arms only at the attachment above the wiper blades.

Note

  • To help prevent damage to the engine hood and the windshield wiper arms, lift the wiper arms away from the windshield only when they are in the service position.
  • Always carefully fold the windshield wiper arms down against the windshield before driving the vehicle.
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