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Old 05-06-2013, 12:37 AM
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Just bought an 05 Ram 2500 with the Hemi. Love it so far, except the wipers only work on the two highest speeds. Any ideas?
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The wiper motor itself is probably shot. It's either that or the control switch. But I'd change out the motor first.
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Tap on the control housing with a screwdriver handle. If it starts working, then you know you have a bad module.
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If the wiper motor was shot, wouldn't it not work at all?
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If the wiper motor was shot, wouldn't it not work at all?
Not necessarily. I've had it before where mine worked, but wouldn't return to their proper position when turned off and it turned out to be the motor. Those wiper motors are weird things man! Really temperamental.
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Quick update. Found a new wiper motor on eBay for 20 bucks and 20 minutes to replace, now all is well. Thanks!
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Nice glad you got it all figured out.
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Yah I'm having similar problems, wiper works on all speeds except the highest mode. It's fine for now since its nice out but still need to fix this. Gonna take a look later today.
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