Wipers on the fritz

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  1. Squirrelsmith

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    This morning my wipers would only come on if i turned them to full speed. Also the windshield spray and wipe function was not working.
    Think I need a new wiper motor?????
     
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    Maybe the turn signal switch has broken
     
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    That could explain why 2 things arent working?
     
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    Usually it’s the circuit board on the wiper motor that causes the wipers to flake out. Pull the cover and look for any cracked solder on the board. Reheat/resolder any that are defective.

    Since it’s free, I’d look at that first.




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    Agreed.
     
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    iamdub We need a new plague.

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    As mentioned, the circuit board on the motor assembly is a common failure point due to cracked solder joints. The multi-function switch is also a possibility. +1 on checking the circuit board first. Couldn't hurt to re-flow the solder joints just to be sure since you'll already have it opened.
     
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    thanks e everyone!
     

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