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    997 windshield wipers

    My  impression of the 997 wipers set in the stage 1: rain sensing mode based on the windshield sensor. What I have seen is the wipers are slow to respond to rain and is less responsive at night. I have a 2002 BMW X5 with the same wiper system and its slow to respond to rain as well. Is it weak technology? 


    Re: 997 windshield wipers

    There is an lever on the wiper stalk that adjusts the sensitivity to rain - mine can go from lazy to hyper active at the extremes. Have you been able to try both extremes on the lever ? In the UK it rains so much, it gets extensive use, maybe with better weather in the US it forgets how to work ??


    Re: 997 windshield wipers

    I have tried both positions on the wiper stalk. Mine acts the same as yours from lazy to extreme. My previous C4 Cab acted in the same manner, just plain lazy. I wish there was an aftermarket part to convert that rocker switch to the manual intermittent style of wiper. I live in Connecticut and the amount of rain we've experienced this summer makes the the UK my next summer destination. All the best 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}

     


     
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