1998 Honda Civic WINDSHEILD WIPERS

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RVARGAS64
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  • 1998 HONDA CIVIC
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 122,000 MILES
HELLO
LAST WEEK DURING A RAIN
TURNED ON WIPERS, WORKED FINE
TURN SWITCH TO OFF POSITION,
BUT STAYED ON!
SLOW /FAST WORK FINE, INTERMITTIN NOT WORKING. ONLY WAY TO TURN OFF, WAS BY REMOVING FUSE. PICKED UP A SWITCH AT JUNKYARD. THE WHOLE ASSEMBLY.
SAME THING WILL NOT TURN OFF.
HELP!
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Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 AT 3:29 PM

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Tiny
KHLOW2008
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Hi RVARGAS64,

Check the intergrated control unit attached to rear of underdash fuse box.
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Friday, August 29th, 2008 AT 2:49 PM
Tiny
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LAST WEEK DURING A RAIN
TURNED ON WIPERS, WORKED FINE
TURN SWITCH TO OFF POSITION,
BUT STAYED ON!
SLOW /FAST WORK FINE, INTERMITTIN NOT WORKING. ONLY WAY TO TURN OFF, WAS BY REMOVING FUSE. PICKED UP A SWITCH AT JUNKYARD. THE WHOLE ASSEMBLY.
SAME THING WILL NOT TURN OFF.
HELP!

YOUR REPLY, WAS CHECK INTERGRATED CONTROL MODULE, BEHIND FUSE BOX.
TRIED THAT WITH WORKING UNIT, STILL WILL NOT TURN OFF. THANKS
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Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 AT 1:27 PM
Tiny
KHLOW2008
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Hi RVARGAS64,

Did some research and came out with a TSB for this problem.

WINDSHIELD WIPERS DO NOT PARK OR SHUT OFF TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
Reference Number(s): 00-031, Date of Issue: May 16, 2000
HONDA: 1998-2000 Civic
CATEGORY: Body Electrical APPLIES TO: 1998-1999 Civic - All 2-door models; 2000 Civic - 2-door models from VIN 1HGEJ. YL000001 thru 1HGEJ. YL043357
Related Ref Number(s): 00-031

ARTICLE BEGINNING SYMPTOM
The windshield wipers do not park or shut off when you turn the windshield wiper/washer switch OFF.
PROBABLE CAUSE Broken park position reed switch.
CORRECTIVE ACTION Replace the windshield wiper motor.
PARTS INFORMATION Windshield Wiper Motor: P/N 76574-S01-A07, H/C 6094296
WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION In warranty: The normal warranty applies.
Operation number: 740100
Flat rate time: 0.6 hour
Failed part: P/N 76574-S01-A06, H/C 5194139
Defect code: 072 Contention code: B03
Template ID: 00-031A
Skill level: Repair Technician
Out of warranty: Any repair performed after warranty expiration may be eligible for goodwill consideration by the District Service Manager or your Zone Office. You must request consideration, and get a decision, before starting work.
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Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 AT 2:04 PM

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