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2004 saab 9-3t wiper and cruise control problems

Wiper intermittent problems and cruise control problems

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Need a little bit more info,but Im 95% sure that the whole wiper cotrol module needs to be replace because the circuit is short to B+. (dealer Part)

Posted on Jan 31, 2013

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SOURCE: Windshield Wiper Not Working Properly

Well sure enough all I had to do was replace the circuit board...wish I had done this a couple months ago...it was so easy to do and will now be much easier to drive with being able to see clearly again....

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: My wiper blades stop working.

This sounds like the wiper motor. The brushes/commutators in the motor are probably fouling up. At high speed more current is sent to the motor so it works. If you replace the wiper motor this should solved the problem.
For the wiper pump check the fuse.
Then check to see if the fluid tube is clear and not plugged.
Finally check/clean electrical contacts on pump motor and if you can heard the wiper pump motor running when activated. If not replace pump motor. (they do wear out)

These parts can be gotten at auto recyclers also.

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

Filip Eastman

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SOURCE: Window wiper problem

Hello I have a saab 9.3 SS 04 and had the same problem.

- intermittent wipe doesn't work, at all
- windscreen washers don't work, at all
- "normal" continuous, and fast wipe work, but the wipers
freeze in the middle of the windscreen if you let go of the
control stalk, rather than sweeping back to the resting position
- same "freeze" happens with the manual wipe (push down on the control stalk)

The weird thing is that, this morning, for about 10 minutes, it seemed to fix itself,
partially - the washers started working etc - but the intermittent wipe still didn't work. However not long after that it went back to the symptoms described above.
also if I unplugged my car battery for a minute the washers worked for several seconds but again same problem occurs.

Solution is to replace your wiper motor. its that "simple"
worked for me. The wiper motor has a lot of electronic stuff and seems to control the washer engine.
Good luck.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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Jeffery Lewis

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SOURCE: 2004 Avalon Wiper Relay Location

The wiper relay is located behind the center of the dash i am sending you a picture of whe graphic.aspx?mod=reptiff&module_id=1&session_id=%7bea948f67-0f0f-4ed0-9a24-da53f5e661e9%7d&image_guid=00257760&print_bw=0&re it is . find (W8) in the picture.

Posted on May 28, 2009

Bruce Hathcock

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SOURCE: 2004 acura Tl cruise control wont engage

This is a problem you will to take to a shop, If you are mechanically inclined I can help you, but if not I would not mess with it, it could be the button or it could be the controller and could even just be a fuse, check the fuse and if you don't find the fuse blown then let me know if you have a volt meter and what to test this yourself. You are going to be working around the air bag too and if you probe the wrong wire while testing you could break your arm or leg by deploying the air bag by accident. Or your neck.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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