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I turned on my windshield wipers when they were frozen, now they wont shut off? what do i do? i pulled the fuse for now.

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Hello mayback_57 ;

Unfortunately this is a common occurance on many Caprices . Removing the fuse from inside of the car or unplugging the wiper/washer motor connector in the engine compartment will stop the wiper motor , but it is not a permanent solution / fix .

I can suggest 2 things that may help . #1 I would check and replace the wiper switch ( it could have a worn contact point that does not allow it to interupted to go into delay or to stop altogether . ) # 2 I would check and replace the circuit board that controls the washer- wiper pump and all delay functions .

There could also be some wiring or grounding issue but I believe the above 2 suggestions will correct this problem most of the time .

I hope that this info has been of help to you .

Posted on May 29, 2009

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