Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Lighting / Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers

Volvo XC90: Lighting / Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers

The wipers and the washer fluid are designed to improve visibility and the headlight pattern.

The washer nozzles are heated* automatically in cold weather to prevent the washer fluid from freezing.

When there is approximately 1 liter (1 qt) of washer fluid remaining, a message to refill will appear in the instrument panel.

Using the windshield wipers

The windshield wipers are designed to clean the windshield. The right-side steering wheel lever is used to adjust windshield wiper settings.

Volvo XC90. Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers

Right-hand steering wheel lever.

Volvo XC90. Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers The thumb wheel is used to set rain sensor sensitivity and interval wiper speed.

Single sweep

Volvo XC90. Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers Move the lever down and release for a single sweep.

Wipers off

Volvo XC90. Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers Move the lever to position 0 to turn off the windshield wipers.

Interval wipers

Volvo XC90. Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers Move the lever upward to put the wipers in interval wiping mode. Set the number of sweeps per time unit with the thumb wheel when interval wipers are selected.

Continuous wipers

Volvo XC90. Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers Move the lever upward for the wipers to operate at normal speed.

Volvo XC90. Wiper blades and washer fluid. Using the windshield wipers Move the lever upward again for the wipers to operate at high speed.

CAUTION

Before activating the wipers, make sure that the wiper blades are not frozen in place and that any snow or ice on the windshield and rear window has been scraped away.

CAUTION

Use plenty of washer fluid when the wipers clean the windshield. The windshield must be wet when the windshield wipers are working.

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    Using the rain sensor

    The rain sensor monitors the amount of water on the windshield and automatically starts the windshield wipers. Rain sensor sensitivity can be adjusted using the thumb wheel on the right-hand steering wheel lever...

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      Distance Alert

      (Option/accessory.)

      The Distance Alert function can help the driver become aware if the time interval to the vehicle in front is too short. The vehicle must be equipped with a head-up display* in order to display Distance Alert.

      Volvo XC90. Distance Alert

      Symbol for Distance Alert on the windshield with head-up display

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