Wipers Won't Park Due to Windshield Wiper Motor Failure on Honda CR-V

On certain models a faulty windshield wiper motor can cause the wipers not to turn off or not park properly. The wiper motor needs to be replaced to address this issue.

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Average mileage: 91,973 (31,000–191,000)
13 model years affected: 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
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2007 Honda CR-V 51,539 mi,
My windshield wipers do their own thing. When I turn them off they keep going, when I put them on delay or intermittent they work for a bit but then go on regular speed?? What is going on??? My car is only 5 yrs old???
2007 Honda CR-V 62,000 mi,
Wipers will not return to the correct position when turned off
2007 Honda CR-V 110,000 mi,
Wipers malfunction (start and stop at will) sometimes parking off at middle of windshield
2003 Honda CR-V 130,000 mi,
Front wipers will not park and intermitant feature does not work.
2007 Honda CR-V 86,000 mi,
same thing, wipers won't turn off when the switch is turned off.
2007 Honda CR-V 108,000 mi,
Wipers are eratic and don't park properly new wiper motor suggested
2008 Honda CR-V 87,513 mi,
The day after having my car inspected (required yearly by state), the rear windshield wiper stopped mid-swipe leaving my wiper stuck in a vertical position. This was a week ago, but due to starting a new job, I haven't been able to get the problem diagnosed or fixed.
Wipers Won't Park/shut off when turned off.
wipers stop intermittently at differring inconvenient spots; start on their own accord; have one speed setting only
2013 Honda CR-V 38,500 mi,
Wipers stop working when you need them the most. Unable to duplicate problem in a controlled environment. Huge safety hazard driving at night in
2010 Honda CR-V 100,000 mi,
Wipers are on off position and are running on high. Intermittent does not work just stays on.
2007 Honda CR-V 140,000 mi,
Wipers would not stop after being turned off. The wiper motor was replaced.
2007 Honda CR-V 111,000 mi,
Wipers speed control doesn't work. Wipers don't stop when turned off, and when they stop they don't end in the correct position. Sometimes turn on when the car is started.
2007 Honda CR-V 91,000 mi,
The wipers won't park at the down position.
2006 Honda CR-V 135,000 mi,
Wipers will not park, will not work on intermittent.
I turn them off and they keep going. Finally they stop unexpected in some strange position
2013 Honda CR-V 52,000 mi,
Wipers won't park, get stuck half way during motion. Does this even on full speed
Rear window wiper won't park in the right place or stop then park
Wiper stopped in mid cycle. Won't return to normal position.
2007 Honda CR-V 84,500 mi,
Wipers are intermittent on first setting, also won't turn off, stops after a wait randomly, and stops in an incorrect position.