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

Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual / Before the journey / Lights and vision / Windscreen wiper and washer / Service position for the front windscreen wipers

Fig. 88 Wiper blades in service position

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

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

Place the windscreen wiper arms back onto the windscreen before driving away. With the ignition switched on, briefly press the windscreen wiper lever down to bring the windscreen wiper arms back to the original position.

Lifting the windscreen wiper blades

NOTICE

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