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How do I replace wiper motor (intermittent feature not working, and stops in middle of window)

Intermittent feature not working, and stops in middle of window

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On most cars under the dash on the drivers side locate the wires comming down from the steering columm you will find a box that is a wiper delay module,it is more then likely burnt out ,2 plug ins and it should fix your wiper problem

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