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Peugeot 2008: Lighting and visibility / Wiper control stalk

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Before operating the wipers in wintry conditions, clear any snow, ice or frost from the windscreen, and from around the wiper arms and blades.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Do not operate the wipers on a dry windscreen. In extremely hot or cold weather, check that the wiper blades are not stuck to the windscreen before operating the wipers.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk After using an automatic car wash, you may temporarily notice abnormal noises and poorer wiping performance.   You do not need to replace the wiper blades.

Without AUTO wiping

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk

With AUTO wiping

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk

Windscreen wipers

  • To select the wiping speed: raise or lower the stalk to the desired position.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Fast wiping (heavy rain)

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Normal wiping (moderate rain)

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Intermittent wiping (proportional to the vehicle’s speed)

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Off

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Single wipe (press down and release).

or

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Automatic.

Refer to the corresponding section.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk If the ignition has been switched off with the windscreen wiper active, it is necessary to operate the control stalk to reactivate the wiping when the ignition is switched on (unless the ignition is off for less than 1  minute).

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk In position 1 or 2, the wiping frequency is automatically reduced when the speed of the vehicle drops below 3  mph (5  km/h).

When the speed is above 6  mph (10  km/h) again, the wiping frequency returns to the original frequency (fast or normal).

Single wipe

  • Pull the stalk briefly towards you.

Front screenwash

  • Pull the wiper control stalk towards you and hold.

The screenwash and windscreen wipers operate for as long as the control stalk is pulled.

A final wiping cycle is performed when screenwashing ends.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk With automatic air conditioning, any action on the screenwash control results in temporary closure of the air intake to avoid odours inside the passenger compartment.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk To avoid damaging the wiper blades, do not operate the screenwash if the screenwash reservoir is empty.

Only operate the screenwash if there is no risk of the fluid freezing on the windscreen and hindering visibility. During the winter period, use "very cold climate" rated products.

Never top up with water.

Rear wiper

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk

  • Turn the ring to align the desired symbol with the marking.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Off

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Intermittent wipe

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk Wash-wipe

Reverse gear

When reverse gear is engaged, the rear wiper will come into operation automatically if the front windscreen wipers are operating.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk This function is set via the Driving  / Vehicle touch screen menu.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk In the event of accumulation of snow or hard frost or if a bicycle carrier is fitted to a towing system, deactivate the automatic rear wiper via the touch screen’s Driving/Vehicle menu.

Rear screenwash

  • Turn the ring all the way towards the dashboard and hold.

The screenwash and the wiper operate for as long as the ring remains turned.

A final wiping cycle is performed when screenwashing ends.

Special position of the windscreen wipers

This maintenance position is used while cleaning or replacing the wiper blades. It can also be useful, in wintry weather (ice, snow), to release the wiper blades from the windscreen.

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk To maintain the effectiveness of the flat wiper blades, it is advisable to:

  • handle them with care.
  • clean them regularly using soapy water.
  • avoid using them to hold cardboard on the windscreen.
  • replace them at the first signs of wear.

Before removing a windscreen wiper blade

Peugeot 2008. Wiper control stalk

  • Operating the wiper control stalk within one minute after switching off the ignition will place the wiper blades in a vertical position.
  • Proceed with the desired operation or the replacement of the wiper blades.

After refitting a windscreen wiper blade

  • To return the wiper blades to their initial position, switch on the ignition and operate the wiper control stalk.

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    Changing a wiper blade

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