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Wipers sont shut off when key is turned on

My headlites were not working but the driving lites were. Changed the multifunction switch and the harness going to it. Now when I start the vehicle the wipers go on and won't stop. when you adjust the wipers the washer motor empties the resovoir.

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  • dan_and_dar Nov 25, 2008

    Thanks Warlock61 for the input, but this is the third time I've changed the switch two were borg/warner and the third I got from a ford dealer in kelowna. all three did the same thing. the only thing is the old switch still works the wipers properly but not the headlites. GO FIGURE EH!!

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If the harness was correctly changed the wrong switch could cause this problem. make sure that it is the correct switch for that vehicle

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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    warlock61 Nov 26, 2008

    here is the connector diagram make sure it is correct ok





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Why is it my 2008 chevy uplander rear wiper motor/blade moves some and stops. I let van set 5-10 minutes with key off. Turn on key. Wiper motor/blade moves a few degrees and then stops again. Why?


Can you move the wiper by hand ? Which does your vehicle have ?
WDA/Z88 The rear wiper is controlled based on an input from the rear wiper/washer portion of the multifunction switch. When closed, the wiper ON and wiper DELAY switches provide a unique voltage signal to the rear window wiper motor indicating the desired speed. Each switch has a unique resistor that drops the voltage to a specified value which is interpreted by the rear window wiper motor as ON or DELAY. The rear wiper motor receives B+ voltage from the I/P fuse block and accessory voltage from the body control module (BCM).
W49 The rear wiper is controlled based on an input from the rear wiper/washer switch. When closed, the wiper ON switch provides a voltage signal to the rear window wiper motor indicating rear wiper operation is requested. The rear wiper motor receives B+ voltage from the I/P fuse block and accessory voltage from the body control module (BCM).
Do you know how to do electrical testing ?
WDA/Z88
  1. Ignition OFF, disconnect the harness connector X1 at the multifunction switch.
  2. Ignition ON, verify a test lamp illuminates between the ignition circuit terminal 4 and ground.
  3. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, refer to Power Mode Mismatch.

  4. Ignition OFF, connect the harness connector at the multifunction switch. Disconnect the harness connector at the rear window wiper motor.
  5. Test for less than 20 ohms between the ground circuit terminal B and ground.
  6. ?‡'
    If greater than the specified range, test the ground circuit for an open/high resistance.

  7. Ignition ON, verify a test lamp illuminates between the B+ circuit terminal A and ground.
  8. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the B+ circuit for an open/high resistance.

  9. Verify a test lamp illuminates between the ignition circuit terminal E and ground.
  10. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance.

  11. Rear wiper switch in the ON position, test for B+ between the signal circuit terminal D and ground.
  12. ?‡'
    If less than the specified value, test the signal circuit for an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, test or replace the multifunction switch.

  13. Rear wiper switch in the DELAY position, test for B+ between the signal circuit terminal D and ground.
  14. ?‡'
    If less than the specified value, test or replace the multifunction switch.

  15. If all circuits test normal, test or replace the rear window wiper motor.
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  1. Ignition OFF, disconnect the harness connector at the rear wiper switch.
  2. Ignition ON, verify a test lamp illuminates between the ignition circuit terminal 6 and ground.
  3. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, refer to Power Mode Mismatch.

  4. Ignition OFF, connect the harness connector at the rear wiper switch. Disconnect the harness connector at the rear window wiper motor.
  5. Test for less than 20 ohms between the ground circuit terminal B and ground.
  6. ?‡'
    If greater than the specified range, test the ground circuit for an open/high resistance.

  7. Ignition ON, verify a test lamp illuminates between the B+ circuit terminal A and ground.
  8. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the B+ circuit for an open/high resistance.

  9. Verify a test lamp illuminates between the ignition circuit terminal E and ground.
  10. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the ignition circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance.

  11. Rear wiper switch in the ON position, verify a test lamp illuminates between the signal circuit terminal D and ground.
  12. ?‡'
    If the test lamp does not illuminate, test the signal circuit for a short to ground or an open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, test or replace the I/P switch assembly.

  13. If all circuits test normal, test or replace the rear window wiper motor.
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Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
  • Windshield washer hoses
  • Wiper linkage
  • Multifunction switch
  • CJB fuses:
    • 1 (10A)
    • 38 (25A)
    • 113 (30A)
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  • The windshield wipers are inoperative
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  • Windshield wiper motor.
  • Go To Pinpoint Test A .
PINPOINT TEST A: THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS ARE INOPERATIVE Test Step Result / Action to Take A1 CHECK CIRCUITS 65 (DG) AND 1002 (BK/PK) FOR VOLTAGE
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  • Are the voltages greater than 10 volts?
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GO to A2 .

No
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  • Key in OFF position.
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  • Are the resistances less than 5 ohms?
Yes
GO to A3 .

No
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GO to A4 .

No
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  • Is the resistance less than 5 ohms?
Yes
GO to A5 .

No
REPAIR the circuit. TEST the system for normal operation. A5 CHECK CIRCUITS 56 (DB/OG), 58 (WH), 61 (YE/RD), AND 63 (RD) FOR OPENS
  • Using the following table, measure the resistance between the multifunction switch C202a harness side and the windshield wiper motor C125 harness side:

    Multifunction Switch C202a Windshield Wiper Motor C125 pin 7, circuit 56 (DB/OG) pin 10, circuit 56 (DB/OG) pin 3, circuit 58 (WH) pin 11, circuit 58 (WH) pin 5, circuit 61 (YE/RD) pin 1, circuit 61 (YE/RD) pin 1, circuit 63 (RD) pin 9, circuit 63 (RD)

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GO to A6 .

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  • Is the concern still present?
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GO to A7 .

No
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Yes
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No
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