Kia Sorento: Windshield wipers - Wipers & Washers - Features of your vehicle - Kia Sorento XM Owners ManualKia Sorento: Windshield wipers

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Wipers & Washers / Windshield wipers

Operates as follows when the ignition switch is turned ON.

MIST/ For a single wiping cycle, move the lever to this (MIST/ ) position andrelease :


For a single wiping cycle, move the lever to this (MIST/ ) position andrelease it. The wipers will operate continuously if the lever is held in this position.

OFF / O :

Wiper is not in operation

INT / --- :

Wiper operates intermittently at the same wiping intervals. Use this mode in light rain or mist. To vary the speed setting, turn the speed control knob.

LO / 1 :

Normal wiper speed

HI / 2 :

Fast wiper speed

NOTICE

If there is heavy accumulation of snow or ice on the windshield, defrost the windshield for about 10 minutes, or until the snow and/or ice is removed before using the windshield wipers to ensure proper operation.

Auto control (if equipped)

The rain sensor located on the upper end of the windshield glass senses the amount


The rain sensor located on the upper end of the windshield glass senses the amount of rainfall and controls the wiping cycle for the proper interval.

The more it rains, the faster the wiper operates. When the rain stops, the wipers stop.

To vary the speed setting, turn the speed control knob (1).

If the wiper switch is set in AUTO mode when the ignition switch is ON, the wiper will operate once to perform a self-check of the system. Set the wiper to OFF (O) position when the wiper is not in use.

CAUTION

When the ignition switch is ON and the windshield wiper switch is placed in the AUTO mode, use caution in the following situations to avoid any injury to the hands or other parts of the body:

CAUTION

When washing the vehicle, set the wiper switch in the OFF (O) position to stop the auto wiper operation. The wiper may operate and be damaged if the switch is set in the AUTO mode while washing the vehicle. Do not remove the sensor cover located on the upper end of the passenger side windshield glass. Damage to system parts could occur and may not be covered by your vehicle warranty. When starting the vehicle in winter, set the wiper switch in the OFF (O) position. Otherwise, wipers may operate and ice may damage the windshield wiper blades. Always remove all snow and ice and defrost the windshield properly prior to operating the windshield wipers.

Front windshield washers

In the OFF position, pull the lever gently toward you to spray washer fluid on


In the OFF position, pull the lever gently toward you to spray washer fluid on the windshield and to run the wipers 1-3 cycles.

Use this function when the windshield is dirty.

The spray and wiper operation will continue until you release the lever.

If the washer does not work, check the washer fluid level. If the fluid level is not sufficient, you will need to add appropriate non-abrasive windshield washer fluid to the washer reservoir.

The reservoir filler neck is located in the front of the engine compartment on the passenger side.

CAUTION

To prevent possible damage to the washer pump, do not operate the washer when the fluid reservoir is empty.

WARNING

Do not use the washer in freezing temperatures without first warming the windshield with the defrosters; the washer solution could freeze on the windshield and obscure your vision.

CAUTION

Rear window wiper and washer switch

The rear window wiper and washer switch is located at the end of the wiper and


The rear window wiper and washer switch is located at the end of the wiper and washer switch lever. Turn the switch to the desired position to operate the rear wiper and washer.

ON / INT / --- : Intermittent wipe : Continuous wipe


INT / --- : Intermittent wipe

OFF / O : OFF

Push the lever away from you to spray rear washer fluid and to run the rear wipers


Push the lever away from you to spray rear washer fluid and to run the rear wipers 1~3 cycles. The spray and wiper operation will continue until you release the lever

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