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Unread 12-01-2008, 02:54 PM   #1
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TIPM Recall and Wipers?

Last week the wipers on our '07 Wrangler refused to go off. My husband has to pull the fuse to get them off and then put it in if he needs them on.
We took it in today for the G40 recall (never got anything on the G25 TIPM), asked them to check the wipers.
The dealership called and said the entire TIPM needs to be replaced for $612!
Does anyone have any idea what is going on? If the whole thing is bad, why are the wipers the only thing being affected? Is it possible that something else is going on?
Is there a cheaper fix than having the dealership take care of it?
HELP!!

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Unread 12-01-2008, 02:57 PM   #2
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Shouldn't this be a warranty issue if you bought it new? Perhaps the dealership needs to be coerced into doing the work.
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Unread 12-01-2008, 03:04 PM   #3
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wow, I wouldnt pay a dime, that is a warranty issue.
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Unread 12-01-2008, 03:09 PM   #4
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sorry--I should have mentioned that it is out of warranty already
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Unread 12-01-2008, 03:17 PM   #5
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damn that sux, before I pay that kind of cash I would get a second opinion atleast. If the wipers are the only thing being effect I would just put a switch on the wiper fuse (no joke) and run the switch inside the cab to make it easier then having a swap the fuse every time it rains. How is the warrany gone already? did you buy it used or does it just have a lot of miles on it already?
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Unread 12-01-2008, 03:19 PM   #6
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a lot of miles...highway miles, but plenty of them b/c of a long commute.

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damn that sux, before I pay that kind of cash I would get a second opinion atleast. If the wipers are the only thing being effect I would just put a switch on the wiper fuse (no joke) and run the switch inside the cab to make it easier then having a swap the fuse every time it rains. How is the warrany gone already? did you buy it used or does it just have a lot of miles on it already?
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Unread 12-01-2008, 04:11 PM   #7
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i had to have the same thing replaced on mine about a month or 2 ago, wipers would go but no dash lights not running, signal, or break lights and the sensor to unlock the shifter was out so i couldnt pull it out of park
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Unread 12-01-2008, 04:25 PM   #8
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What's a TIPM, where to find recalls/TSBs

I was wondering what TIPM (totally integrated power module) meant and where to find recalls and TSBs.

http://project-jk.com/jeep-jk-tsb-recalls

In case anyone else had the same question.

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Unread 12-01-2008, 05:13 PM   #9
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now we picked it up from the dealership and the wipers aren't working AT ALL!! grrrr.....
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Unread 07-09-2013, 08:10 PM   #10
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Had typical problem with TIPM. Wipers and washer went nuts, just as everyone describes. Ordered TIPM thru Amazon.com for $228.00 including 2 day shipping. Removed old one and installed new one in about 10 minutes. Turned switch on for 20 secnd learn mode, then turned it off for 30 seconds.
Engine cranked up and everything worked perfect with no dealer programming.
Thanks to everyone for their input.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 09:25 PM   #11
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another reason I was comfortable buying the lifetime warranty
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Unread 07-10-2013, 05:28 AM   #12
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TIPM Question

Has anyone had to replace the TIPM more than once or does the aftermarket part fix the problem once and for all?
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