Service positionService position  - Windscreen wipers - Lights and vision - Controls - Audi A5 Owner's Manual - Audi A5

Use the service position to change the wiper blades.

MMI display: Windscreen wipers
MMI display: Windscreen wipers

Service position
Service position

You can set the wipers to the service position on the sound system or MMI.

Ц If the wiper blades are not frozen to the windscreen, move the windscreen wiper lever to the "off" position,.
Ц Select: Function selector button CAR> Windscreen wipers > Service position fig. 65.

Х on - the wiper blades can only be replaced when the wiper arms are in the service position. If you only work on the wipers  when they are in the service position you will also avoid damaging the paintwork on the bonnet.
Х off - the windscreen wipers will be moved back to their original position.

Never move the vehicle with the front wiper arms in a raised position as they Caution

Never move the vehicle with the front wiper arms in a raised position as they are automatically moved back to their normal park position above a speed of 6 km/h. The paintwork on the bonnet may be damaged as a result.

Х You can also use the service position, for example, if you want to fix a cover Note

Х You can also use the service position, for example, if you want to fix a cover over the windscreen in the winter to keep it clear of ice.
Х The service position is automatically set to off when you operate the windscreen wiper lever or the road speed exceeds 6 km/h.