2013 Lexus GS 350 Long-Term Road Test

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edited September 2014 in Lexus

image2013 Lexus GS 350 Long-Term Road Test

Our 2013 Lexus GS 350 has semi-concealed wipers with a snow/service parking position so they don't get stuck in winter.

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  • jederinojederino Member Posts: 0
    Nice tip, I did not know about this feature.
  • majin_ssj_ericmajin_ssj_eric Member Posts: 49
    Will have to check this out on our new GS 350 F-Sport! Thanks Dan!
  • lsiiilsiii Member Posts: 15
    Yeah mys sister called me the other day and said her wipers looked higher than normal when off. Figured out they were in the winter position. My Mom's 1998 GS300 does the same thing.
  • zcalvertzcalvert Member Posts: 76
    many brands have this, but often it's an electronic feature using the wiper motors and activated through a menu system.
  • markinnaples_markinnaples_ Member Posts: 251
    Seriously? They couldn't have an extra spot on the wiper on/off switch for this to occur electronically?

    On this day and age on a Lexus, to have to adjust manually from outside the car is ridiculous.
  • hybrishybris Member Posts: 365
    I can't speak for wind noise but I doubt the wipers so drastically effect the aerodynamics that its worth the trouble of moving them from summer to winter position especially manually.

    Of course I live in the Midwest so we have actual weather to deal with.
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