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Old 12-28-2016, 05:41 PM
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My 2001 C5 wipers have decided to run as they please and not with the switch! any ideas?
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Did this happen after rain or washing your car.? Have you cleaned the udders lately? If water doesn't drain from the cowl the wiper motor will flood and cause erratic wipers.
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the circuit boards in the wiper motor have a tendency to crack and produce your issue !!
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the circuit boards in the wiper motor have a tendency to crack and produce your issue !!
I found a replacement circuit board or should I just replace the whole motor?
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I found a replacement circuit board or should I just replace the whole motor?
your call ??
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Originally Posted by Bill Vett View Post
Did this happen after rain or washing your car.? Have you cleaned the udders lately? If water doesn't drain from the cowl the wiper motor will flood and cause erratic wipers.
I would try this first.
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Originally Posted by Vetteman Jack View Post
I would try this first.
I cleaned out the udders below the wiper motor when I got the car in June. Still need to do the one by the battery. The ones I cleaned were stopped up and probably are the reason for My problem now! I still love this car!
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I cleaned out the udders below the wiper motor when I got the car in June. Still need to do the one by the battery. The ones I cleaned were stopped up and probably are the reason for My problem now! I still love this car!
Just replace the motor.. It is not that difficult to do the repair your self.. And you want to only do it once.. New Part / Motor price is not that costly..
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