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Wipers keep running after switch is turned off

I have had this problem before which took a switch replacement. Does anyone know how to replace the switch? I forget how to replace it.

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    1990 chevy pickup it also has delay wipers sometimes it will shutoff and next time it will not unless it mess with the switch

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There should be a wiper control board attached to the wiper motor (under the hood). I just had to replace the same part on my jimmy because the wipers wouldn't stop. Anyway, it should be three or four screws that holds a black cover on. Inside, you'll find the circuit board. Pull it straight out and replace it. (mine cost me about $30)

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