Windscreen and rear window

Using the rear window wiper and rear window washer

Updated 5/28/2021

Using the rear window wiper and rear window washer

The rear window wiper and rear window washer are designed to clean the rear window. Washing/wiping is started and settings are changed by means of the right-hand steering wheel stalk switch.

Activating the rear window wiper and rear window washer

Note

The rear window wiper motor is equipped with overheating protection which means that it is switched off if it overheats. The rear window wiper works again after a cooling-down period.

P6-2037-XC40BEV-Tailgate wiper/washer
Select for intermittent wiping with the rear window wiper.
Select for continuous speed with the rear window wiper.

Move the right-hand steering wheel stalk switch forward to start rear window washing and wiping.

Automatic rear windscreen wiping when reversing

Engaging reverse gear while the windscreen wipers are switched on initiates rear window wiping. The function stops when reverse gear is disengaged.

Note

In low outside temperature, the automatic rear window wiping when reversing is deactivated in order to avoid damage to the wiper arm.


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