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Citroen C3: Wiper control stalk / Special position of the windscreen wipers

Citroen C3 2016-2021 Owners Manual / Lighting and visibility / Wiper control stalk / Special position of the windscreen wipers

This maintenance position is used while cleaning or replacing the wiper blades. It can also be useful, in wintry weather (ice, snow), to release the wiper blades from the windscreen.

Citroen C3. Special position of the windscreen wipers To maintain the effectiveness of the flat wiper blades, it is advisable to:

  • handle them with care.
  • clean them regularly using soapy water.
  • avoid using them to hold cardboard on the windscreen.
  • replace them at the first signs of wear.

Before removing a windscreen wiper blade

Citroen C3. Special position of the windscreen wipers

  • Operating the wiper control stalk within one minute after switching off the ignition will place the wiper blades in a vertical position.
  • Proceed with the desired operation or the replacement of the wiper blades.

After refitting a windscreen wiper blade

  • To return the wiper blades to their initial position, switch on the ignition and operate the wiper control stalk.

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