1998 vw beetle wipers come on when turn ignigtion on when switch is off goes off about 10 times

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Asked by Mar 29, 2015 at 04:42 PM about the 1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2 Dr STD Hatchback

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According to http://www.aglautony.com/1998-Volkswagen-NewBeetle/Used-Car/Latham-NY/2666239/Details.aspx you car has rain-sensing wipers. They come on automatically....somehow. I suppose, this is a guess now, by detecting water in the wiper 'parking' area. If you have water not drained, or this actually happens during rain, there you are. Or a faulty sensor.

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This is a rain detector. Cost $1.70. No typo, one dollar 70 cents. How reliable could it be?

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