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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-26-2004, 06:33 PM Thread Starter
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'97 wipers, please help!

My wipers only work when I push the washer fluid button and then just for a few seconds.
All other functions of the switch work, low/high beam, turn signals, washer fluid pump.
Just no straight wiper function at any speed. Any thoughts? Thanks
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-27-2004, 07:14 PM
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Check fuse #17 under the dashboard...it may be on the way out. Other ideas: see the list below. I don't have access to the 1997 service manual, but here's a "Symptom/Possible Causes" list from the 1994 manual:

Symptom Chart



Windshield Wipers Inoperative in ALL Control Switch Positions

NOTE: Check in sequence.

Possible Source(s):
-Turn signal and windshield wiper switch (13K359).
-Bent or damaged windshield wiper mounting arm and pivot shaft (17566).
-Windshield wiper motor (17508).
-Open wire or connector.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-28-2004, 02:27 AM
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I blew my wiper fuse before and I think that the symptoms were the the same as yours, IIRC, it's a 5A fuse.

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