Windshield Wiper Will NOT Turn Off. - Corvette Forum
 1Likes
  • 1 Post By Robert Lang
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 09-05-2017, 07:00 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Posts: 1
Windshield Wiper Will NOT Turn Off.

The windshield Wiper on my 1978 will NOT turn off. It tries to "park and does a slight wave of the wipers, goes back to park, the motor continues, and it does the slight lift of the wipers.

If I OPEN the ground circuit (disconnect the ground wire from the back of the motor) it stops. As a stop gap, I ran a wire with a small switch to stop the motor in the park position.

I replaced the wiper switch and the problem continues. I am told it might be the "intermittent wiper control" that is SUPPOSEDLY in the jack storage space (but is NOT). We never had intermittent wipers (working in any case).

I bought and installed supposed replacement motor(s), but they do not work. The new motors do NOT run the wipers "fast" as the old motor does, they run only a short while, then slow down and BLOW the 20 amp fuse.

The old motor runs FINE except that it does NOT turn off.


Ohms on the motors, if this helps.

I call the PINS 1, 2, and 3 starting from the ground post and going left to right

PINS and ohms X10 below

Ground to . . . . 1 2 3
1 to 2 2 to 3 1 to 3


Previous NEW motor

2.5 2.75 4.5 1.2 2.5 3



NEWEST new motor

2.0 1.0 2.8 1.25 2.5 3.35



Old original motor

3.0 3.0 5.5 1.0 3.5 3.7

THank You!
[email protected] likes this.
Robert Lang is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Corvette Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome