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Q: How do I turn on the windshield washer?

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How do I turn on the windshield washer?

A: The windshield washer will help you clean y...

The windshield washer will help you clean your windshield when it gets dirty. It can be crucial to helping you see well when driving. To turn the windshield washer on your 2012 Ford F-150.

  1. Press the end of the windshield washer stem quickly for a single swipe of the wipers.

  2. Press and hold the end of the windshield washer stem to turn the wipers on for 10 seconds.

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