once i use the wipers,i cant shut them back off unless i stop the car motor and turn the wiper switch to off,otherwise they keep on running,,is there a relay somewhere,s in the circuit and if so ,wher

Asked by Aug 30, 2012 at 12:39 PM about the 1984 Chevrolet El Camino

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the motor seems to work good,,could it be a defective  switch,or what else

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Not sure if your El Camino is the same but I've had and seen many K5 blazer's and trucks 80's till 94ish where the wiper motor itself has a "stopping point" sensor that fails so the wipers dont know where to stop. Turning the vehicle off or pulling the fuse stops them, occasionally they will stop in a random position. I've had the switch OUT of the vehicle and the wipers stayed on with this problem.

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My buddy had this problem and we figured out is just a diffective fuse

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