Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I use the windshield wiper mist feature in a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze?

asked by on

How do I use the windshield wiper mist feature?

A: The windshield wiper mist feature gives you...

The windshield wiper mist feature gives you a single wipe with the windshield wiper blades. This is perfect for when you drive through mist, or any other form of light condensation. The mist feature is controlled by the windshield wiper lever, which is located on the steering column. Move the lever to the mist setting, which has an image of a windshield with the wipers all the way to the right. This setting is one notch below the off setting. If you would like your wipers to wipe more than once, simply hold the lever down.


The mist feature will only work when the vehicle is in On/Run or Acc/Accessory.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Steering veers over bumps and when turning

Hello. It is certainly important to adjust the "ride height" of the front end with the torsion bar adjusters before doing the alignment. If the front is set to the correct ride height on both sides (so as to be...

Q: What would you consider as a tune up?

A car is a mechanical device that wears out in a predictable pattern. Therefore, tune-ups are NOT determined by personal predilection. If someone tells you, "In my opinion, a tune up consists of....", run for the exits! In other words,...

Q: Startup problems, no dashboard lights but the headlights and radio are on

A faulty ignition could cause an issue where some systems receive "key on" power and others do not. If the vehicle is not starting with all dash lights and systems operational it could be an issue with the immobilizer circuit....

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.