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Unread 01-20-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
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wiper problem

hi everybody,
have a problem with my wipers
when I start the car ,and when I switch of ,the wipers go up and down only once!!Can anybody pls help me what causes this problem.
thanks.any advice would be appreciated

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Unread 01-21-2013, 02:00 AM   #2
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hi everybody,
have a problem with my wipers
when I start the car ,and when I switch of ,the wipers go up and down only once!!Can anybody pls help me what causes this problem.
thanks.any advice would be appreciated
They're not on, are they? Are they slightly raised from the park position? I've had the same problem with my jeep for a few months now; but just this past week, they've gone back down and I haven't had the mystery wipes anymore. Of course I just jinxed myself and will probably have he problem tomorrow.

I used them for like 4 hours on Wednesday and that seems to be the point when they started working properly again.
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Unread 01-21-2013, 06:33 AM   #3
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no,they are not on!
and yes sometimes they are slightly raised from thr ''park'' position.
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Unread 01-21-2013, 08:07 AM   #4
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Do you have rain sensing wipers?
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Unread 01-21-2013, 08:11 AM   #5
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hi everybody,
have a problem with my wipers
when I start the car ,and when I switch of ,the wipers go up and down only once!!Can anybody pls help me what causes this problem.
thanks.any advice would be appreciated
When you said of did you mean on or off?
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Unread 01-21-2013, 10:27 AM   #6
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I don't have the rainsensing wipers!

when I switch the ignition on or off,the wipers move up and down once.
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Unread 02-27-2013, 03:18 PM   #7
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I have this same problem. It went away but came back.some one suggested cleaning the contact of the wiper bolt. Anyone solve yet?
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Unread 02-28-2013, 02:45 AM   #8
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I have this same problem. It went away but came back.some one suggested cleaning the contact of the wiper bolt. Anyone solve yet?
Honestly I have no idea for the fix but mine have been working good as new for the past 6 weeks or so. I was driving to go skiing and it was like a freezing rain falling on the drive up. I had to use my wipers for probably 90 minutes. They've been working fine since then.

I wish I knew what I did but I just got lucky is all.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 12:46 PM   #9
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Bad switch ? My rear one broke and i just replaced the switch $100 good as new

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Unread 02-28-2013, 03:58 PM   #10
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Mine does the same... But I have rain sensing wipers. But the setting is turned to off.. It did it for a lil bit but only occasionally now.. I have no idea what is going on but it doesn't bother me, since it only does it maybe ever other week..
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Unread 02-28-2013, 04:09 PM   #11
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Mine does the same... But I have rain sensing wipers. But the setting is turned to off.. It did it for a lil bit but only occasionally now.. I have no idea what is going on but it doesn't bother me, since it only does it maybe ever other week..
I have them as well and playing around with the settings seemed to fix then for a time but it always popped back up.
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Unread 03-29-2013, 10:23 AM   #12
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I am having the same wiper issue, but my wipers also turn on when I use my turn signal. The mist and wash feature are acting up also, both washing one day then both misting the next, or reversed sometimes. I've had it in twice this week for this issue. The first time the dealer did a software update with no change. Today they said they cant fix it if they can't duplicate the problem. I'm thinking a bad switch in the steering column. I also had some severe engine/transmission vibration the other day. I came to a stop in a parking spot and the entire front end started violently shaking while I was still in drive; similar to when a manual is about to stall out from low rpm. I shut it off, put it in park and haven't been able to recreate it since neither was the dealer. No warning lights came on and there was nothing on the computer when they did the diagnostic. 2013 JKUR, 4.10 auto
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Unread 03-29-2013, 01:22 PM   #13
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I just got a call from the dealer. "fault in the bus line" code u0001. They are replacing the tpm module (not tire pressure monitoring system-tpms).
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Unread 03-29-2013, 10:52 PM   #14
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Did that fix the transmission thing?
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Unread 03-29-2013, 11:51 PM   #15
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so far it was a 1 time thing, unable to reproduce it and nothing came up on the diagnostic, so no repairs for the vibration.
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