So my 88 Volvo is a great car, regular maintenance, just replaced the radiator and the muffler, etc. but now all of a sudden the wipers won’t shut off! Most of the time they run at the same speed no matter where you have the lever, eventually they will settle into a normal rhythm, depending on where the setting is, and usually after about 20 minutes of driving they will stop when in off position. sometimes.
I removed the fuse for now…so at least we can drive without going crazy
We took the beast in, and were told that we had to replace the wiper motor to the tune of $300! No way says I! I’d done a small amount of research online, and it seems like the issue is in the timing or the wiring. I did take the plate off the main gear function, cleaned the copper grounding plate as suggested, but to no avail.
The question is…do I REALLY need to replace the wiper motor? they are saying that the motor isn’t recognizing when the wipers are in the off position, and it just needs to be replaced. I disagree! (but I’m about good for checking the oil and paying for gas!)