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What Do Windshield Wiper Symbols Mean?
If you've ever found yourself staring at your windshield wipers in confusion, you're not alone. Many people don't know what the different symbols on their wipers mean, and as a result, they don't use them correctly. In this article, we'll clear up any confusion and tell you everything you need to know about windshield wiper symbols.
What are the settings on windshield wipers?
There are typically three settings on windshield wipers: off, intermittent, and continuous. The off setting is self-explanatory; it simply turns the wipers off. The intermittent setting activates the wipers at various intervals, depending on how wet the windshield is. The continuous setting keeps the wipers going at a constant speed, regardless of how wet the windshield is.
What does the symbol look like for windshield wiper fluid?
The symbol for windshield wiper fluid is a squiggly line with water droplets coming off of it. This is generally located on the left side of the windshield, near the driver's seat.
Is there a light for low windshield wiper fluid?
The washer fluid low light is a warning that your windshield wiper fluid needs to be checked and refilled soon.
What does the lighted symbol on the windshield wipers mean?
The windshield washer fluid symbol will appear on your instrument cluster whenever the fluid is running low. Although you don't need to risk damaging your car by pulling over immediately, you will eventually need to top off the fluid levels.
Is it OK to drive with low washer fluid?
You should never drive with low washer fluid. The washer fluid is what allows your wipers to do their job properly, and without it, they will eventually stop working entirely. If you find yourself running low on washer fluid, be sure to top it off as soon as possible.
How many bottles of windshield wiper fluid do I need?
There is no set answer to this question, as it will vary depending on the size of your windshield and the amount of wiper fluid your car uses. However, a good rule of thumb is to keep at least two bottles of wiper fluid in your car at all times.
We hope that this article has cleared up any confusion you may have had about windshield wiper symbols. Remember, the next time you find yourself staring at your wipers in confusion, just think back to this article and you'll be able to figure it out in no time.