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Windshield wiper position

outie

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May 22, 2016
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I just noticed the windshield wiper positions of my 2016 and 2018 are different. Both cars are parked. The 2018 wipers sit higher on the windshield than the 2016.

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jlarmstr

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Jun 28, 2017
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I have an MX built May 2017 and they sit like your 2016. When I have my wipers activated (say in intermittent mode) they sit where they are in your 2018 but as soon as I move it to the Off position them drop down a couple of inches to your 2016 position.
 

outie

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Yes that is how it works on the 2016. My wipers are set to off on my 2018 and I never used it since delivery. I don’t know if they changed it for 2018 or if it’s an issue I need to tell the SC.
 

jlarmstr

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Yes that is how it works on the 2016. My wipers are set to off on my 2018 and I never used it since delivery. I don’t know if they changed it for 2018 or if it’s an issue I need to tell the SC.

I would mention it to the SC for sure. They tuck away when not used for aerodynamic reasons .... i.e. batter life.
 

outie

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I went to the SC and mentioned it. They showed me a car with new vin like mine and its wipers are just like my 2018, positioning higher than 2016. I think they’ve changed the design.
 
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