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: 148,833 (87,000–200,000)
3 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998
11 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
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!
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The front windshield wipers just come on while I'm driving down the road.
present for years. switch has been replaced multiple times.
Actually Plymouth brand voyager. Started some time ago, has not become worse.
dodge caravan windshield wiper problems
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