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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Sep 20th, 00, 10:08 PM Thread Starter
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Here is a good one. For the last year my wipers on my 68 Camaro would only work when I pressed the knob. They would move once then reset to home. I attempted to troubleshoot them a couple of times, but it wasn't too big of an issue since I don't drive it in the rain. Well, today I wanted to test drive it after doing some work, and it was raining. I pressed the knob, then pressed it again, and then again. Hey!! now my wipers work great in low and high. Only problem now, I can't shut them off. At least I know the motor works, I'll bet the switch is goofy.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Sep 21st, 00, 04:46 AM
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That would be my guess, and its also the cheapest to fix.

67 Camaro SS Conv.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Sep 21st, 00, 10:52 AM
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had the same "cycle once" problem with my 67
It turned out that the switch needs to be grounded to the dash, I put a nylon washer in between and all it would do is cycle once.
Learned that after replacing the wiper motor. Too bad I did not know about Team Camaro then...

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