Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Service position for the front windscreen wipers

Fig. 82 Wiper blades in service position

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The windscreen wiper arms can be folded away from the windscreen when in the service position  . Carry out the following steps to move the windscreen wipers to the service position:

  • The bonnet must be closed   .
  • Switch the ignition on and then back off again.
  • Briefly press down the windscreen wiper lever  .

Fold the windscreen wiper arms back onto the windscreen before driving away. The windscreen wipers will, when the engine is switched on, move back to their original position when the windscreen wiper lever is operated.

Lifting and folding back the front windscreen wipers

  • Move the windscreen wiper arms into the service position  .
  • Only hold the windscreen wiper arms in the area around the wiper blade mounting.

NOTICE

  • In order to prevent damage to the bonnet and the windscreen wiper arms, the windscreen wiper arms should only be moved forwards when in the service position.
  • Always fold the windscreen wiper arms back onto the windscreen before starting your journey.
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