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Q: How do I use the windshield wipers?

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How do I use the windshield wipers?

A: The windshield wipers are important safety ...

The windshield wipers are important safety features that give you visibility during rainy or snowy weather. To turn on the windshield wipers, rotate the end of the end of the Wiper Control lever away from you. The further you rotate the knob away from you, the faster the wipers will go.

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