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Hi, I'm having issues with the wiper & washer switch on my truck (C2500), 88,000. miles. Would the column switch be the first item to suspect without performing any electrical tests or would there be components in the wiper motor assembly that could be problematic ? Sometimes the wipers & washer won't function at all, sometimes the wipers stop in mid-cycle & sometimes the speed is steady / constant when set in the slowest intermittant position. At times when the wipers are stuck I can tap on the wiper motor housing & the wipers will start...Thanks, Bill

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Your problem is probably the wiper module. It is made in the plastic cover that mounts to the wiper board. The circuit board is made on the cover. At one time GM was recalling the covers. I would check with your local chevy dealer who can tell you if it is covered under the recall. If not, a new cover is not expensive. I believe that there are only 3 bolts that hold it on. It is a pretty simple repair.The GM part # is 19168554, and I believe it comes with new bolts and sealant to keep moisture out of the board. They list for $68.92 thru GM. Hope this helps

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Wiper motor it self going replace the motor [napa $45]you will be asked for the color of your connector at the motor its either gray or black

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