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Excuse my ignorance....why would you want to use the intermittent wiper when you have a rain sensor?
My dads mercedes sensor is awesome. That was an option that I wanted to get, but ohh well...maybe next time.
 

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Re: Rain Sensor Option? (rodlentino)

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My car wasn't equiped with that option, despite it being the T5 AWD. Is it a stand-alone option or is included in one of the factory packages. I think they goofed!

On 2005 models in the US market it was included in the Climate package along with heated seats and headlamp washers (from memory).

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Re: Rain Sensor Option? (rodlentino)

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I'm in Canada with a MY06 V50. I have both the headlamp washers and heated seats that are included with the Sport Package.

It looks like it's not even available in Canada for MY06


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Re: Rain Sensor Option? (ukmatt)

For 2006, headlamps washers and heated seats were included in the sports package and in the premium package (T5 and AWD)

Premium Package
· Power Driver Seat
· Power Passenger Seat
· Memory for Driver Seat
· Homelink®
· Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror with Compass
· Heated Front Seats
· Headlight Washers
· Cargo Cover

Sport Package
· Dynamic Stability and Traction Control System (DSTC)
· Power Driver Seat
· Power Passenger Seat
· Memory for Driver Seat
· Homelink®
· Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror with Compass
· Heated Front Seats
· Headlight Washers
· Cargo Cover
· 17" - "Sculptor" Alloy Wheel
· Dynamic Chassis
· Bi - Xenon Headlights

The rain sensor option is nowhere to be seen, it disappeared in Canada, it used to be included in a package called "Climate".
 

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Re: Rain Sensor Option? (d_man)

no - it's just not there! I've got one in the dash up front, and one in the console for the rear seats, but I should have a third one in the "trunk" and it's not there. Don't want to go off topic though.
 

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Re: Rain Sensor Option? (matsharris)

I have the car for about a month now, my first car with a rain sensor. On the 2 or 3 days I've driven in rain, I used the rain sensor and I absolutely love it! No more fumbling to adjust wiper speed or interval.
 

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Re: Rain Sensor Option? (Dede)

2006 and 2007 US spec models have the rain sensor included in the Climate Pkg. I couldn't find anything listing it as a stand-alone option.
 

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Re: Rain Sensor Option? (cmy4x4)

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2006 and 2007 US spec models have the rain sensor included in the Climate Pkg. I couldn't find anything listing it as a stand-alone option.

That's US 06 and 07 spec models (and 05 actually). The questions above were related to Canadian models and it is apparently no longer an option up there.

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Re: Rain Sensor Option? (matsharris)

I have this option on my 05; it came with the 'climate' package. I like it and use it more than any other wiper setting. I'll agree, it's not perfect though. I even notice that when I turn it on, SOMETIMES the rear wiper will go as well but not always. Its seems to know somehow if the rear window is wet or not.

 
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