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Front Washer pump wiring. Pump works hot wired, fuses all good. I am trying to figure if it is wiring from engine compartment terminal to behind firewall, or if the switch is bad. Wiper blades work on all settings. I have panel off above brake/gas pedals and have a cluster of 40 wires or so. Any ideas?

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You could just mount a momentary push-button type switch on the dash for the washer. Probably less than $5 and drilling a hole instead of $50-$100 for the switch, plus pulling the wheel etc.

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Switch most likely. they wear out. The wires your looking at don't. There is a seperate part of the wiper control that works the pump.

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