Windshield Wipers May Fail Due to Faulty Wiper Motor Control Board on Chevrolet S10

On vehicles with intermittent windshield wipers, the wiper motor circuit board may fail and cause the wipers to stop working at times. Replacing the circuit board should resolve the issue. Some vehicles were recalled for this problem and some were not. You will need to check with your local dealer to find out if a specific vehicle was included.

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Average mileage: 110,722 (10,000–300,000)
7 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998, 2000
30 people reported this problem
13 people shared problem details
When wipers turn off they stay in the upward postion
1998 Chevrolet S1078,000
My wipers don't like to work when it rains, but work fine otherwise. Not a good situation...and gets frustrating...
Wiper blades worked intermittent for a long time. Never know when they will work. I would have to keep stopping and give the blades a pull by hand to jump start the wiper motor. Just about to replace the wiper motor for $60.00 Then I read online that a guy said to re-solder the circuit board. It will get solder fractures (cold solder joints) Removed the three screws from the black box next to the wiper motor, unhooked the electrical connection first. pulled the circuit board out and reflowed the joint by the main connector plug. No hesitation at all after doing this. Working great. You tube for some good instructions how to do this.
My windshield wipers has a mind of its own and it will work when it wants too.
waper only work when that wont to work.
1995 Chevrolet S10300,000
Windshield wipers want cut off sometimes
1994 Chevrolet S1062,000
Wipers work without issue when it isn't raining however every time it rains they work for a few mins then stop n will randomly pop on mainly if u hit a bump in road. Once they start acting up I have to pull over pop the hood and push on the wiper motor wire harness till they come on n stay on
Wipers an radio stopped working! But push radio button an clock comes on for a min! Head lights very dim brites don't work! 417-317-6886 need help!
1998 Chevrolet S10130,000
1995 Chevrolet S10120,000
wipers quitwhen they want too!
1996 Chevrolet S10150,000
Wipers operated sporadically. Sometimes would not shut off without shutting off the ignition. A new circuit board cured the problems.
wipers only work when they want too. Replaced the ciricut board but intermittent only works when it wants too
1997 Chevrolet S1094,000
I have been dealing with this problem for years but it was not a big deal in Southern California as it does not rain that often.
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