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2001 Audi A4 Windshield Wiper Issues....Work on their own

I have a 2001 Audi A4. The windshield wipers come on by themselves. Stop at different places, usually at the top of the arch. Start and stopping, or sometimes not starting at all. Then start again. What do you think the issue is?

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  • 432jdh Jan 18, 2009

    Thank you... I'll start with the relay and let you know.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    sometimes they go on for 3 mins then just stop and sometimes they don't go on at all.



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The most likely cause of your symptoms is the wiper motor parking relay has become faulty, however there is a slim possibility the connections within your wiper switch could be an issue, but the relay would be my first and cheepest line of enquiry. Contact your local VAG dealer and expect to pay somewhere in the region of £15. Good luck

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