Why don't windshield wipers with rainsense work?
No wipers at all , hi , low , delayed ? You really need a factory scan tool to diagnose this problem , there is a lot involved ! The switch , BCM , wiper relay , an wiper hi relay ! With a scan tool you would be able to access data parameters in the BCM - body control module . When you turn the switch to turn on the wipers , that's an input to the BCM , the BCM then energizes the proper relay in the under hood relay box . Turning on the wipers ! Plus there could be trouble codes stored in the BCM pointing to a problem .
Low Speed Operation
When the wiper switch is in the low speed position, ground is applied through a resistor internal to the switch and the wiper switch low signal circuit to the body control module (BCM). In response to this signal, the BCM energizes the WPR relay by applying battery voltage through the wiper relay control circuit to the coil side of the relay. This allows battery positive voltage from the WPR fuse to flow through the switch input side of the WPR relay and out to the switch input side of the WPR HI relay. Since the wiper high relay is de-energized and its switch contacts are normally closed to the low speed control circuit of the windshield wiper motor, the motor will operate at low speed.
Wiper motor low speed operation and the WPR relay can also be commanded ON/OFF by using a scan tool. Refer to Scan Tool Output
Sep 08, 2015 |
2006 Cadillac DTS