MY WINDSHIELD WIPERS ARE FREAKING OUT

  • Tiny
  • tbputnam
  • 2002 Volkswagen Beetle
  • 143,000 miles

MY 2002 VW BEETLE WIPERS WORK SOMETIMES, SOMETIMES STOP MID WINDSHIELD, SOMETIMES WONT CUT OFF COULD IT BE THE RELAY IF SO WHICH ONE AND WHERE IS IT LOCATED my wipers after theyve been on a while will stop just whereever they want to and then after 20secs I can move the wiper arm and they work for about 30sec then stop and I have to repeat the process could it be the relay if so which one and where is it located

Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 4:56 PM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Could be a bad ground to motor assembly or an internal motor assembly fault.

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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 7:10 PM
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  • tbputnam
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How do you get to the motor to check the ground

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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 8:28 PM
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Thanks do you know where the relay is located in case I need to check it too I cant find and diagrams online to tell me where its located and if there is more than one relay

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Friday, January 13th, 2012 AT 1:41 AM
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  • fixitmr
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On relay panel behind left dash.

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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 5:23 AM

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