Re: Wiper problem
I didn't take it that way at all...and thank you very much for the
information. I am going to take the vehicle in for her and see if they feed
me the same line of crap.
"Dave Gower" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Runner" <h4nowNOSPAM@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > Dave,
> > That was about the same response I had when friend told me what dealer
> > said.....they park at bottom with all the wiper positions (i.e. high,
> > intermittent)...BUT they do not park on the "mist" or one time wipe
> > unless the switch is held down thru entire whip cycle (not the wash, but
> > the
> > one swipe mist). That is what is throwing me off...if the parking
> > was bad, why do they park in all the other settings?
> The switch is able to make a contact after a certain period of time and
> wiper movement, but not fast enough to "grab" after a brief application of
> electrical power. Electrical contacts are sometimes like that when they
> start to fail. The parking switch is the mechanism and the only mechanism
> that positions the wiper blades after use, and if you have a problem of
> nature it's got to be the culprit. The circuit sounds complex, but is
> quite simple after you've worked though an electrical diagram.
> I hope you don't think I was being snarky at you, what annoys me is when
> some egohead who happens to work at a dealer (and obviously doesn't
> understand the electrics at work here) brushes off customers with this
> of insulting crap. Good luck.