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Re: Intermittent wipers


To adjust the repeat interval on the delay wipers you turn the wipers on to
the interval position.  Then turn the wipers off.  When the window needs
another swipe turn them back to the interval position and the new interval
is set (for now).  Operations is pretty convenient.  It becomes something
you do almost without thinking about it.  BTW, if you simply turn the
wipers to interval without making any adjustments you get the standard
factory interval just like the non-variable system.

At 07:58 AM 2/5/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Question: How exactly do these programmable relays work? What's the process
> to determine the intermittent delay?
>I believe the BMW (sorry for the offense) programmable relays are a turn
>on/turn off/turn on affair whereas the "off" time becomes the intermittent
>time delay; are these VW/Audi relays the same?
>Sean Ford      '92 Audi 100CS 5-spd 34k mi
>Sean_Ford@idx.com   '98 Honda CR-V auto 0k mi
>IDX, Boston, MA          http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Downs/5528
>In message <9802042003.AA22145@hunch.zk3.dec.com> Andrew Duane USG/PE
>> VWs use it. Ask at any parts counter for the programmable
>> intermittent wiper relay for the mid-90's Passats. Make sure
>> it has the "A" suffix on the part number. My cost was $28.
>> I posted complete details about a year ago. Works fine in both
>> of my cars.
>This is one of the best upgrades I've done, in bang-for-the-buck terms.
>I did it to the ur-quattro around nine months ago, and it's become so
>in use that it's positively _brilliant_.  Once you're really used to it,
>operation is seamless.  I had one passenger say: "I've been watching your
>wipers for an hour, and they always seem to adjust the interval to
>how much rain is falling.  How?"
>I just said: "It's an Audi.  Vorsprung durch Technik, don'tcha know?"
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