Windshield wiper will not work

Tiny
DLANDVW2
  • 1995 FORD RANGER

Four cylinder two wheel drive manual 100, 00 miles

I got such good help on here the last time, I will throw this out there. I flip the control switch for the windshield wipers, but nothing happens. I have checked fuses/relay switches, they seem fine. How can I tell if it is the motor for it or the actual control on the steering wheel that is bad? Or any other ideas on how to test to see what might be wrong?

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Thursday, October 29th, 2009 AT 3:20 PM

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Tiny
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Hi, check voltage at motor connector on red wire then wiper on high, check dark blue/orange, then on low white wire. Check for ground on all black wires.
Let me know.
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Thursday, October 29th, 2009 AT 3:45 PM
Tiny
DAVID LOOPER
  • 1999 FORD RANGER
  • 4.0L
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
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  • 145,000 MILES
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My side door was stuck, so the dinging sound like a door was open was going off for awhile. Once it stopped my windows would not roll down, my speedometer stop working, my windshield wipers stopped working, and my four wheel drive would not kick in. I checked my fuses and they all look fine.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016 AT 3:38 PM
Tiny
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Have it scanned the GEM module may be messed up.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016 AT 3:38 PM
Tiny
DAVID LOOPER
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Alright, thank you.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016 AT 3:38 PM
Tiny
CARL777
  • 1997 FORD RANGER
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Four cylinder two wheel drive manual 121,000 miles

sometimes the wipers quit working except on high, and when that happens, the warning system through the ignition also fails as well as the hazard lights.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016 AT 3:38 PM
Tiny
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That is a bad wire somewhere in your dash grounding out and temporarily short circuiting the other switches. Also, check your fuses in the dash.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016 AT 3:38 PM
Tiny
GRIFFUS
  • 1994 FORD RANGER
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My wipers do not work, but the interval windshield wiper governor clicks. How do I fix wiper problem?

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016 AT 3:39 PM
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Check the wiper motor.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016 AT 3:39 PM
Tiny
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I found bad ground on wiper motor. :) Thank you

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016 AT 3:39 PM
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No problem man :D

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