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 12/5/18 10:43am
legsdiamond
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St. Louis, MO - USA

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My 1976 C3 windshield wiper only work on high speed and will not shut off. Does that mean my wiper motor is bad?

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Re: windshield wipers (2/5)
 12/5/18 9:25pm
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I would suspect the wiper switch itself first. 

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Re: windshield wipers (3/5)
 12/6/18 1:45am
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Overland Park, KS - USA

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1973 Orange Metallic Coupe (orig owner), L82, 4 spd (WR), PS, (A/C & PW (I installed from wrecked 73)), leather, AM/FM Stereo, ran with '65 FI unit earlier & will again some day.


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Or a bad connection or broken wire.

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Re: windshield wipers (4/5)
 12/6/18 9:16am
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Cana, VA - USA

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Mine only worked on Hi, but it did shut off okay.  I found that someone had added about 8 inches to the three wires under the dash and crossed them in the process.  It took me quite a while to track that down.  Whoever had this car in the past had hacked most of the wires under the dash -- I can't imagine why. . .



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Re: windshield wipers (5/5)
 12/8/18 10:30pm
legsdiamond
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Ok, I'll try swapping switch out first.

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