Erratic Operation of Front Windshield Wipers on Dodge Grand Caravan

A malfunctioning switch in the steering column can cause the front windshield wipers to self-activate or not turn off. A failed windshield switch will require replacement.

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Average mileage: 152,495 (30,125–225,861)
9 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, more2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2013
29 people reported this problem
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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan 30,125 mi,
Wipers won't turn .off when the ignition is shut off and key is out
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 176,000 mi,
The wipers will come on all by themselves when driving, and when the lock or unlock switch is engaged. A mystifying pain in the ass!
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 200,000 mi,
The windshield wiper motor continues to run when the engine is started. I have replaced both the wiper switch on the column and the wiper motor. Any fix suggestions appreciated.
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan 130,000 mi,
Wipers come on by themselves on intermittent speed and do not go off until ignition is off. Had switch, motor and fuse replaced problem still exist.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan 196,000 mi,
Windshield wipers in front turn on by themselves and wont shut off when vehicle is shut off, or while driving down the road. This morning I got up to an almost dead battery, when I looked outside my wipers were going slow but going...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 200,000 mi,
The front windshield wipers just come on while I'm driving down the road.
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 87,000 mi,
dodge caravan windshield wiper problems
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan 225,861 mi,
Windshield wiper is on all the time. Have to pull the "pink" fuse in the engine compartment to turn it off! Aggravating
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 140,000 mi,
Windshield wipers come on and will not shut off
Windshield wipers turned on by themselves but won't turn off
2013 Dodge Grand Caravan 62,000 mi,
Windshield wipers won't turn off. Auto lights ate on all of the time now too unless car is turned off
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan 221,000 mi,
They won't shut off
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 100,000 mi,
wipers work when they wants sometimes dont shut off until i turn car off
Car started on fire after switch melted
present for years. switch has been replaced multiple times.
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 100,000 mi,
Actually Plymouth brand voyager. Started some time ago, has not become worse.
my wipers come on when they want and it blows cooling fan fuses