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: 164,565 (87,000–200,000)
5 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, more2007
18 people reported this problem
9 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!
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.
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...
Car started on fire after switch melted
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.
my wipers come on when they want and it blows cooling fan fuses
dodge caravan windshield wiper problems
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