Lexus NX: Windshield wipers and washer

Operating the lever can switch between automatic operation and manual operation, or can use the washer.

NOTICE

■When the windshield is dry Do not use the wipers, as they may damage the windshield.

Operating the wiper lever

Operating the lever operates the wipers or washer as follows.

■ Intermittent windshield wipers with interval adjuster (if equipped)

Type A

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Off

  2. Intermittent operation

  3. Low speed operation

  4. High speed operation

  5. Temporary operation

Wiper intervals can be adjusted when intermittent operation is selected.

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Increases the intermittent windshield wiper frequency
  2. Decreases the intermittent windshield wiper frequency

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Washer/wiper dual operation

Pulling the lever operates the wipers and washer.

The wipers will automatically operate a couple of times after the washer squirts.

Vehicles with headlight cleaners: When the headlights are on and the lever is pulled and held, the headlight cleaners will operate once. After this, the headlight cleaners will operate every 5th time the lever is pulled.

Type B

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Off
  2. Intermittent operation
  3. Low speed operation
  4.   High speed operation
  5. Temporary operation

Wiper intervals can be adjusted when intermittent operation is selected.

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Increases the intermittent windshield wiper frequency
  2. Decreases the intermittent windshield wiper frequency

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Washer/wiper dual operation

Pulling the lever operates the wipers and washer.

The wipers will automatically operate a couple of times after the washer squirts.

Vehicles with headlight cleaners: When the headlights are on and the lever is pulled and held, the headlight cleaners will operate once. After this, the headlight cleaners will operate every 5th time the lever is pulled.

■ Rain-sensing windshield wipers (if equipped)

Type A

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Off

  2. Rain-sensing operation

  3. Low speed operation

  4. High speed operation

  5. Temporary operation

When is selected, the wipers will operate automatically when the sensor detects falling rain. The system automatically adjusts wiper timing in accordance with rain volume and vehicle speed.

The sensor sensitivity can be adjusted when is selected.

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Increases the sensitivity
  2. Decreases the sensitivity

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Washer/wiper dual operation

Pulling the lever operates the wipers and washer.

The wipers will automatically operate a couple of times after the washer squirts.

Vehicles with headlight cleaners: When the headlights are on and the lever is pulled and held, the headlight cleaners will operate once. After this, the headlight cleaners will operate every 5th time the lever is pulled.

Type B

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Off

  2. Rain-sensing operation

  3. Low speed operation

  4. High speed operation

  5. Temporary operation

When is selected, the wipers will operate automatically when the sensor detects falling rain. The system automatically adjusts wiper timing in accordance with rain volume and vehicle speed.

The sensor sensitivity can be adjusted when is selected.

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Increases the sensitivity
  2. Decreases the sensitivity

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

  1. Washer/wiper dual operation

Pulling the lever operates the wipers and washer.

The wipers will automatically operate a couple of times after the washer squirts.

Vehicles with headlight cleaners: When the headlights are on and the lever is pulled and held, the headlight cleaners will operate once. After this, the headlight cleaners will operate every 5th time the lever is pulled.

■The windshield wipers and washer can be operated when The power switch is in ON mode.

■Dripping prevention wiper sweep (vehicles with rain-sensing windshield wipers) After washing and wiping operation several times, the wipers operate one more time after a short delay to prevent dripping.

However, this function will not operate while driving.

■Effects of vehicle speed on wiper operation (vehicles with rain-sensing windshield wipers) Vehicle speed affects the Intermittent wiper interval.

■Raindrop sensor (vehicles with rain-sensing windshield wipers)

Lexus NX. Operating the lights and wipers

■If no windshield washer fluid sprays Check that the washer nozzles are not blocked, if there is washer fluid in the washer fluid tank.

WARNING

■Caution regarding the use of windshield wipers in AUTO mode (vehicles with rain-sensing windshield wipers) The windshield wipers may operate unexpectedly if the sensor is touched or the windshield is subject to vibration in AUTO mode. Take care that your fingers, etc. do not become caught in the windshield wipers.

■Caution regarding the use of washer fluid When it is cold, do not use the washer fluid until the windshield becomes warm.

The fluid may freeze on the windshield and cause low visibility. This may lead to an accident, resulting in death or serious injury.

NOTICE

■When the washer fluid tank is empty Do not operate the switch continually as the washer fluid pump may overheat.

■When a nozzle becomes blocked In this case, contact your Lexus dealer.

Do not try to clear it with a pin or other object. The nozzle will be damaged.

■To prevent 12-volt battery discharge Do not leave the wipers on longer than necessary when the hybrid system is off.

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