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Windshield wipers wont work

The motor is good and the switch is good as well as the fuse cant seem to find a relay anywhere and all the wiring seems to be in good shape tested for voltage at the motor but no matter what the switch is on i have one constant hot and one constant ground

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If you are getting power at motor it is likley that motor is bad since the switch is control for the different voltage

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The windshield wiper motor is a smart wiper motor with an integrated electronics module. The internal components of the motor are the high/low relay, washer pump relay, and the run/park relay and associated electronics.
The windshield wiper motor receives its inputs from the windshield wiper/washer switch. These signals are ground reference signals. When the switch is placed in different positions, various input signals are selected and sent through circuits to the motor. The windshield wiper motor module identifies these selected input signals and activates the motor to the selected function.!
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  • Bussed electrical center (BEC) fuse 10 (30A)
  • Smart junction box (SJB) fuse 3 (10A)
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PINPOINT TEST C: THE WIPERS STAY ON CONTINUOUSLY s6b~tr~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Use the correct probe adaptor(s) when making measurements. Failure to use the correct probe adaptor(s) may damage the connector.
Test Step Result / Action to Take C1 CHECK THE WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER SWITCH
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  • Disconnect: Windshield Wiper/Washer Switch C2137.
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Yes
GO to C2 .

No
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    Windshield Wiper Motor C125 Pin Circuit C125-10 56 (DB/OG) C125-11 58 (WH) C125-1 63 (RD) C125-9 61 (YE/RD)

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Yes
GO to C3 .

No
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  • Check for:
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  • Connect all the windshield wiper motor connectors and make sure they seat correctly.
  • Operate the system and verify the concern is still present.
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Yes
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