Erratic Operation of Front Windshield Wipers on Chrysler Town & Country

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: 141,377 (80,000–205,508)
3 model years affected: 1996, 1998, 2000
8 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
Wipers stopped working at They first started Slowing down And now they stopped
Since getting into an accident 7 years ago the wipers became intermittent never really turning off. this continues today to turn them off I must unplug them. and plug them in when needed. replaced steering column switch several times to no solution. found a report today the steering column switch needs to be from 97-98 even though 97 through 2003 are the same 98 thru 2003 has a minor circuit variance that causes issues. we will try to rescue a 97-98 column switch.
I can open the door and the wipers activate intermittently. left turn signal doesn't work. replacced switch with known working and no changes.
Chrysler Town & Country : Malfunctioning Switch in Steering Column May Cause Problems With Front Wipers
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