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Old Silhouette wipers only work in high: no low speed or intermit

The wipers on my Old Silhouette van only work in high. The fuse is good. They do not work in intermittant or low. They also do not work when I hit the washer (though the fluid does spray).
What should I replace?

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  • miforty Feb 19, 2009

    I have a similar problem, the wipers will only turn on when I flip it onto high, after they start I can lower the spped to low, but not interm. and I pray when it is only spiiting rain, that when I stop the wipers for a few minuts that they will turn on without me having to stop the car, turn the engine off and ten restart it. POS car.

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SOURCE: windshield wiper fluid does not spray and how does it turn on?

The washer pump should be in the resivoir bottle...remove the plug on the bottom of the resivior and check it for power when the washer button ie pushed... if you have power, then you should replave the washer motor...
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Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 Buick Regal LS windshield washer fluid does not spray

There are a number of different issues that could cause this.

-The circuit for the wiper should be the same as the washer; same fuse. -I'd suggest trying to run the washer while the hood is open and the engine off. If it runs, you should hear a dull whine.(a 2nd person might be of use to help look and listen)...(find the pump by following the hoses from the wipers to a unit mounted close to the dashboard in the engine compartment)
-If it runs, check to see if any fluid is coming from a hose that might have become disconnected.
-If the pump runs, and if you see no fluid coming from anywhere, and if you can reach the hose connected to the washer pump, pull that hose off the pump. Try running the pump again to see if anything comes out in a good stream.
-If the pump doesn't run at all, check to make sure the connector hasn't come loose.
-If the pump still doesn't run, check to see if you have 12 volts at the connector at the pump. A simple check can be done with an auto bulb connected to the plug at the motor while the pump switch is pushed.
-If you have power at that point, you likely need to replace the pump and motor.(depending upon the age of vehicle & your mechanical abilities...a call to a local wrecking yard is suggested ..atleast to compare the cost vs. new)

hope that helps

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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hi first of all can you hear the motor working if not check the motor if you can you have a blockage either a traped pipe if you have been filling with washing liqiud or simular the jets can get blocked or a pipe has a break or come off yates210456

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Intermitent Wiper does not work

the most common cause of this is the wiper switch.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Windshield Wiper Not Working Properly

Well sure enough all I had to do was replace the circuit board...wish I had done this a couple months ago...it was so easy to do and will now be much easier to drive with being able to see clearly again....

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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i belive that your wiper switch has gone out on the intermittent side. this is a very common problem.
I hope this helps you
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