1971 chevy chevelle

Asked by Jan 02, 2016 at 11:34 AM about the 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The windshield wipers on my daughters 71
chevelle suddenly wont turn off.  Snyone
have any ideas on how I can troubleshoot
it:)?

2 Answers

119,595

I think the switch could be bad. https://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&client=ms-android- sprint-us&source=android- browser&q=1971+chevy+chevelle+wiper+switch#q=1971+chev y+chevelle+wiper+switch+dieigram

2 people found this helpful.
12,795

I agree. The wiper motor will have a constant ignition (switched) hot 12vdc. The switch on the dash breaks the ground to the motor on older gm vehicles. Chances are you have a bad switch allowing the ground path to make it back to the wiper motor, or the motor is picking up a ground from another source. Remove the switch and this should shut it down removing the ground path. Replace if this is the case.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Chevelle Experts

  • #1
    Squatt
    Reputation
    710
  • #2
    LouB
    Reputation
    280
  • #3
    18TandSVT
    Reputation
    250
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
224 Great Deals out of 28,922 listings starting at $3,900
Used Chevrolet Corvette
101 Great Deals out of 15,517 listings starting at $3,900
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Chevrolet Impala
397 Great Deals out of 25,595 listings starting at $799
Used Dodge Challenger
111 Great Deals out of 25,139 listings starting at $7,995
Used Dodge Charger
242 Great Deals out of 32,689 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Nova
132 listings
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
3 Great Deals out of 937 listings starting at $3,900
Used Pontiac GTO
358 listings starting at $2,950
Used Chevrolet Malibu
480 Great Deals out of 49,315 listings starting at $2,000
Used Pontiac Firebird
7 Great Deals out of 674 listings starting at $3,695
Used Chevrolet Caprice
126 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet C/K 10
298 listings

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.