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Washing vehicle

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Ludalicious, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. Ludalicious

    Ludalicious Member

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    Anyone else have issues washing their vehicle and not being able to clean the windshield without being able to put the wipers in the up position. I mean come on. We need a wash mode that raises the whipers. kind of like the clean screen mode. I open the front trunk to clean it but that's a total PIA. I am sure this has been mentioned before.
     
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  2. Russell

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    Goto Controls, Settings, Service & Reset, Wipers, Service Mode.
     
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  3. mp0i

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    There is one. You simply put the wipers in the maintenance mode and they come up a few inches so that you can clean underneath them and change the wiper blades when needed. It is covered in the owner's manual.
     
  4. Ludalicious

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    great info. would be much better is it was in the App.
     
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  5. trm2

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    I agree completely. Half the time I don’t remember to put them in service mode until I go to wash the windshield (I start on the roof) and groan to myself.
     
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  6. tstafford

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    Three years in and I had no idea of that feature.
     
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  7. Bigt6542

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    For some reason my is grayed out and I can't choose that option. Am I doing someone wrong?
     
  8. Russell

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    I don't know. Maybe car has to be stationary. It works while I'm parked in my garage.

    Update: Car has to be in Park!
     
  9. Ludalicious

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    By the time you get to that point your hands are probably wet too... LOL
     
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  10. trm2

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    You also need to have the wipers off, not in automatic mode.
     

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