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DS 3: Lighting and visibility / Automatic wipers

DS 3 2016-2022 Owners Manual

In AUTO mode, the windscreen wipers work automatically and adapt to the intensity of the rain.

The rainfall detection function uses a rain/ sunshine sensor located at the top centre of the windscreen, behind the rear view mirror.

DS 3. Automatic wipers Do not cover the rain/sunshine sensor.

When using an automatic car wash, switch off the automatic wipers and the ignition.

In winter, wait until the windscreen is completely clear of ice before activating the automatic wipers.

Switching on

DS 3. Automatic wipers

  • Give a short downwards push to the control stalk.

A wiping cycle confirms that the instruction has been accepted.

DS 3. Automatic wipers This indicator lamp lights up on the instrument panel, accompanied by a message.

Switching off

  • Give the control stalk another brief push downwards or place the control stalk in another position (Int, 1 or 2).

DS 3. Automatic wipers This indicator lamp goes off in the instrument panel, accompanied by a message.

DS 3. Automatic wipers If the ignition has been off for more than one minute, the automatic wipers must be reactivated by pushing the control stalk downwards.


If a fault occurs with the automatic wipers, the wipers operate in intermittent mode.

Have it checked by a dealer or a qualified workshop.

    Changing a wiper blade

    Removing/Refitting at the front Carry out these wiper blade replacement operations from the driver's side. Starting with the wiper blade farthest from you, hold each arm by the rigid section and raise it as far as possible...



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