Download
Table of Contents > Controls > Models with smart entry system > Wipers and Washers

2015 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Wipers and Washers

uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluWipers and Washers  
Wipers and Washers  
1Wipers and Washers  
Windshield Wipers/Washers  
NOTICE  
The windshield wipers and washers can be  
used when the ignition switch is in ON (w*1  
Do not use the wipers when the windshield is dry.  
The windshield will get scratched, or the rubber  
blades will get damaged.  
.
MIST  
The wipers run at high speed until you release  
the lever.  
NOTICE  
Pull to  
use  
washer.  
In cold weather, the blades may freeze to the  
windshield, becoming stuck.  
Operating the wipers in this condition may damage  
the wipers. Use the defroster to warm the  
windshield, then turn the wipers on.  
Wiper switch (OFF, INT*, LO, HI)  
Change the wiper switch setting according to  
the amount of rain.  
Intermittent Time  
Adjustment Ring*  
Turn the washers off if no washer fluid comes out.  
The pump may get damaged.  
AUTO*  
2 Automatic Intermittent Wipers* P. 165  
MIST  
OFF  
Models with intermittent time adjustment ring  
If the vehicle speeds up while the wipers are  
operating intermittently, the length of the wipe  
interval shortens. When the vehicle starts moving, the  
wipers make a single sweep.  
When the vehicle speeds up, the wiper operation’s  
shortest delay setting ( ) and the LO setting become  
the same.  
Adjusting the delay*  
INT*: Low speed with  
intermittent  
Turn the adjustment ring to adjust the wiper  
delay.  
AUTO*: Automatic  
intermittent operation  
Long delay  
LO: Low speed wipe  
HI: High speed wipe  
Short delay  
If the wiper stops operating due to any obstacle such  
as the build-up of snow, park the vehicle in a safe  
place. Rotate the wiper switch to OFF, and turn the  
Washer  
Sprays while you pull the lever toward you.  
When you release the lever, the wipers make  
two or three more sweeps before stopping.  
ignition switch to ACCESSORY (q or LOCK (0*1  
,
then remove the obstacle.  
*1: Models with the smart entry system have an ENGINE START/STOP button  
instead of an ignition switch.  
* Not available on all models  
164  
 
uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluWipers and Washers  
1Wipers and Washers  
Automatic Intermittent Wipers*  
When you push the lever down to AUTO, the  
windshield wipers sweep once, and go into  
the automatic mode.  
temporarily to prevent an overload. Wiper operation  
will return to normal within a few minutes, once the  
circuit has returned to normal.  
1Automatic Intermittent Wipers*  
The wipers operate intermittently, at low  
speed, or at high speed and stops in  
accordance with the amount of rainfall the  
rainfall sensor detects.  
The rainfall sensor is in the location shown below.  
Rainfall Sensor  
Adjustment Ring  
AUTO sensitivity adjustment  
When in AUTO, you can also adjust the  
rainfall sensor sensitivity using the adjustment  
ring.  
Sensor sensitivity  
Do not put the wiper lever in AUTO when cleaning  
the windshield or driving through a car wash. If the  
wiper lever is in AUTO, and the power mode is in ON,  
the rainfall sensor may respond to your hand or car  
wash liquids, and the wipers may operate  
automatically.  
Low: The wipers start to  
react to a larger amount  
of rainfall.  
High: The wipers start to  
react to a smaller amount  
of rainfall.  
* Not available on all models  
Continued  
165  
 
uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluWipers and Washers  
Rear Wiper/Washer  
The rear wiper and washer can be used when  
the ignition switch is in ON (w*1  
.
Wiper switch (OFF, INT, ON)  
Change the wiper switch setting according to  
the amount of rain.  
Washer (  
)
Sprays while you rotate the switch to this  
position.  
Hold it to activate the wiper and to spray the  
washer. Once released, it stops operating  
after a few more sweeps.  
INT: Intermittent  
ON: Continuous wipe  
OFF  
Washer  
Operating in reverse  
When you shift the transmission to (R with the windshield wipers activated, the rear  
wiper operates automatically as follows even if its switch is off.  
Front Wiper Position  
Rear Wiper Operation  
INT (Intermittent)  
Intermittent  
LO (Low speed wipe)  
HI (High speed wipe)  
Continuous  
*1: Models with the smart entry system have an ENGINE START/STOP button  
instead of an ignition switch.  
166