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.
Windshield Wipers May Fail Due to Faulty Wiper Motor Control Board on GMC Sonoma
Average mileage: 93,600 (40,000–166,000)
12 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
1998 GMC SonomaVisitor
Mine did the same thing and all that has to be done i the mother board of the windshield wipers has to be repaired. It cracks and that's when you wipers get temper mental.
1994 GMC Sonoma166,000Visitor
My windshield wipers work intermittently. Sometimes when I hit a bump they will start working.
2000 GMC Sonoma117,000Visitor
Wipers work when they want
1998 GMC Sonoma40,000Visitor
Wipers only work sometimes
1998 GMC Sonoma70,000Visitor
Wipers operate intermittently. No recall issued to owner.
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