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98 Saturn SL1 Intermittent Wipers stay on full

My intermittent wipers will go to full when turned on and will not work intermittently in addition the wipers will not turn off until I shut the vehicle off

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  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    I have a similar problem with my Saturn 1999 SL1. Once turned on, my wipers seem to go bonkers. If I flip them on to wipe once, they may wipe 3 times, 10 times, or 25 times at any speed (usually fast) before turning themselves off. However, they do shut off when the vehicle is shut off. Is this an expensive problem to fix?

  • Anonymous May 16, 2009

    Exactly like the last guy just said


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Have your intermittent relay checked.

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