Originally Posted by Dackelone
1er's only have a green LED button on the right stalk. Press the button and the wipers work on AUTO.
IF you turn the wiper stalk up one notch they work manually, but they will swipe faster IF the rain sensor detects heavy rain fall.
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I am well aware of this. But that wasn't my point. The AUTO simply does not work well. I would prefer the old mechanism with variable intervals.