Rear window demister switchRear window demister switch  - Instruments and controls - Mitsubishi Carisma Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Carisma

The rear window demister switch can be operated with the ignition switch in the

The rear window demister switch can be operated with the ignition switch in the “ON” position.

Push the switch to turn on the rear window demister. To turn off the demister, push the switch again. As your vehicle is equipped with the rear window demister timer, it will be turned off automatically in about 20 minutes. To turn off the demister within 20 minutes, push the switch again.

The indication lamp (A) will illuminate while the demister is on. If your vehicle is equipped with a mirror heater, when the demister switch is pressed, the mist can also be removed from the outside rear-view mirrors. Refer to “Electric remote-controlled outside rear-view mirrors” on page 5–32.



(1) The demister switch is not to melt snow but to clear mist. Remove snow before using the demister switch.
(2) To avoid unnecessary discharge of the battery, do not use the rear window demister when the engine is not running. Turn the demister off immediately after the window is clear.
(3) When cleaning the inside of the rear window, use a soft cloth and wipe gently along the heater wires, being careful not to damage the wires.
(4) Do not allow objects to touch the inside of the rear window glass, damaged or broken wires may result.

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