Features of your vehicle
If you want to defrost and defog the
front windshield, refer to “Windshield
Defrosting and Defogging” in this sec-
Rear window defroster
The defroster heats the window to
remove frost, fog and thin ice from the
interior and exterior of the rear window,
while the engine is running.
To activate the rear window defroster,
press the rear window defroster button
located in the center facia switch panel.
The indicator on the rear window
defroster button illuminates when the
defroster is ON.
If there is heavy accumulation of snow on
the rear window, brush it off before oper-
ating the rear defroster.
The rear window defroster automatically
turns off after approximately 20 minutes
or when the ignition switch is turned off.
To turn off the defroster manually, press
the rear window defroster button again.
Front wiper deicer (if equipped)
If your vehicle is equipped with the front
wiper deicer, it will be operating at the
same time you operate the rear window
To prevent damage to the conduc-
tors bonded to the inside surface of
the rear window, never use sharp
instruments or window cleaners
containing abrasives to clean the
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