our 2009 chevy equinox has a wiper problem that occurs occasionally, but could be very dangererous, as the wipers just stop unexpectedly fo rabout 10 seconds. what would cause this

Asked by Aug 30, 2013 at 08:38 AM about the 2009 Chevrolet Equinox LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

what would cause the wipers to stop for many seconds, no warning, and not every time
they run. We  never know when this will happen.

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Sounds like a bad wiper motor. These motors have an internal circuit breaker that will trip if the motor overheats. Then after the motor cools, usually after a few minutes, the circuit breaker resets automatically. HTH. -Jim

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