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Whats Up With My Wipers

This is a discussion on Whats Up With My Wipers within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; My windshield wipers on my 98 TA are stopping in the up position they cycle fine, delay works they just ...

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    Whats Up With My Wipers

    My windshield wipers on my 98 TA are stopping in the up position they cycle fine, delay works they just park in the middle of the windshield is it the motor? circuit board? Help me Bruce

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    Sounds like a bad connection somewhere.

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    x2 it sounds like its the wires going to the motor not the motor itself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shady milkman View Post
    x2 it sounds like its the wires going to the motor not the motor itself.
    Right on MILKMAN.. I don't think these cars had this problem, but I have had several older GM's where the wires in the steering column would get f-up causing the wipers to stop or turn on without activating the switch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 9t8z28 View Post
    Right on MILKMAN.. I don't think these cars had this problem, but I have had several older GM's where the wires in the steering column would get f-up causing the wipers to stop or turn on without activating the switch.
    yea gm's wiring is sketchy at best sometimes

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    I would have to look and compare the box to my truck to see if it's even remotely close but my truck was having some funky wiper issues and it was a cracked solder joint on the board.

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    Well I know this thread is a few months old but, this just happened to me this morning. They worked perfectly fine yesterday, I parked the car last night and left them in the delay position. When I started my car this morning I shut them off and they parked at the top of their arc rather than at the bottom, exactly like FastBruce desribed. My temp fix was to put them back on delay and pull the fuse when they went to the bottom of the windshield.
    By the way, my Formula's a 98 also.

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    I believe mine did that before because of shutting off the car with the blades not parked. I simply clicked the switch to give a single wipe ( the reverse direction spring loaded 'mist' position) and they reparked. Have worked flawlessly since. I've seen other types of cars do this before-it's not a GM thing only.

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    I read a post a while back that talked about unhooking the bug juice and they worked but I forget the details as to why and what the fix was. I'll try to find it. In the meantime try to unhook the wiper fluid and see what happens. I want to say the problem ended up being the actual switch on the column but I can't swear by that.

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    Anyone know the fix for this I have the exact same problem: Wipers work perfectly but stop in the up position.

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    I put in a new wiper motor assy. from Auto zone that fixed it. its not hard if you are mechanicly inclined

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