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2024 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 Wiper/Washer  
The windshield wipers and washers can be  
used when the power mode is in ON.  
Do not use the wipers when the windshield is dry.  
The windshield will get scratched, or the rubber  
blades will get damaged.  
The wipers run at high speed until you release  
the lever.  
Turn the washers off if no washer fluid comes out.  
The pump may get damaged.  
Pull to  
Wiper switch (OFF, INT, LO, HI)  
The wiper motor may stop motor operation  
temporarily to prevent an overload. Wiper operation  
will return to normal within a few minutes.  
Move the lever up or down to change the  
wiper settings.  
Intermittent Time  
Adjustment Ring*  
Adjusting wiper operation*  
Turn the adjustment ring to adjust the wiper  
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 speeds up, the wiper operation’s  
shortest delay setting ( ) and the LO setting become  
the same.  
Lower speed, fewer sweeps  
LO: Low speed wipe  
HI: High speed wipe  
Higher speed, more sweeps  
In cold weather, the blades may freeze to the  
Operating the wipers in this condition may damage  
the wipers. Use the defogger or heated windshield*  
to warm the windshield, then turn the wipers on.  
Sprays while you pull the lever toward you.  
When you release the lever for more than one  
second, the spray stops, the wipers sweep two  
or three more times to clear the windshield,  
then stop.  
If the wipers stop operating due to an obstacle such  
as the buildup of snow, park the vehicle in a safe  
Rotate the wiper switch to OFF, and set the power  
mode to ACCESSORY or VEHICLE OFF, then remove  
the obstacle.  
* Not available on all models  
uuOperating the Switches Around the Steering WheeluWipers and Washers  
Rear Wiper/Washer  
The rear wiper and washer can be used when  
the power mode is in ON.  
Wiper switch (OFF, INT, ON)  
Change the wiper switch setting according to  
the amount of rain.  
Washer (  
Sprays on the rear window while you rotate  
the switch to this position.  
Hold it to activate the rear wiper and to spray  
the washer. Once released, the washer spray  
will stop and the rear wiper will return to its  
selected switch setting after a few sweeps.  
INT: Intermittent  
ON: Continuous wipe  
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)  
LO (Low speed wipe)  
HI (High speed wipe)