2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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  • If heavily soiled, repeat wash.
  • Persistent dirt (e.g. insect remains) should be removed regularly.

For information on car care:

  • Please see the chapter "CAR CARE INSTRUCTIONS" on page 272.

Windshield wiper blades that are in perfect condition are vital for a clear view.

  • Please see the chapter "WIPER BLADES" on page 263.

The front windshield washer nozzles are heated when the ignition is on, as a precaution against freezing. However, this does not replace the use of antifreeze.

Fitting ice or sun shields and wiper blade replacement

  • After switching off the ignition, press the wiper stalk once downwards 4.
    The wipers move upwards by approx. 45°.

Rain sensor operation, front windshield wipers
In rain sensor mode, the amount of rain on the windshield is measured. Wiper speed is automatically adjusted accordingly.

Rain sensor operation is activated automatically at speeds of less than approx. 2 mph (4 km/h) if the windshield wiper is switched on. If you exceed a speed of approx. 5 mph (8 km/h), the system switches to the preselected wiper setting.


  1. the wiper switch is already in position 1 when the ignition is switched on, the rain sensor is activated at a speed of above approx. 2 mph (4 km/h).
  2. If the wiper stalk is already in position 2 or 3 when the ignition is switched on, the windshield wipers remain switched off until the wiper stalk is moved.

Adjusting the rain sensor sensitivity

  • Move switch A upwards – high sensitivity.
    The setting is confirmed by one wipe of the windshield.
  • Move switch A downwards – low sensitivity.
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