Hi its weird ,but you know wipers is not working when computer senses open hood , so you have to look at hood catch. i'm not sure contacts have to be closed or open . anyway it is easy to check good luck
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New wiper motor needed the self park control is up the creek without a paddle,as its a 2000 model you may be able to repair it if you take the motor off and look under the gearbox cover you will find some copper strips ,this is the self park ? it may be easier to find another motor in the scrapyard
Looks like the problem is in the wiper mechanism switch.
Located in the base of your wiper, wires are connected in that area, one contact point might have fused itself to return contact point. Check on that and let us know.
You could check also the rear wiper switch, the contact inside might have fused with "on" contact point.
Hope that stops that reckless wiper!
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My wife has a 08 Fox and her front wipers stopped working it's just a fuse in bank 7 a 10 amp just replace with a new one or swap for the 10 amp fuse in bank 11 (just a warning lamp for the handbrake) until you get a new one. ;-)
There are several possible causes, and maybe a fault code scan would help. You did not say whether the intermittent wipe and various speeds work - do they? In the meantime, check that the wiper stalk is in the correct position.
You could also try removing the front wiper relay to see if that stops them - if so get an auto electrician to try a replacement relay before buying it ;-)
and you could try removing the "rear" wiper fuse - yes rear, if your car has rear wipers. Then please let me know if any of these ideas had an effect! Well take it from there.Thanks, D