wipers won't shut off on 2007 Honda Civic

appears from this forum that the wiper motor is bad. any good tips on how to replace? Anyone with similar problem. thanks

by in Amherst, OH on February 15, 2010
3 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by on February 15, 2010
Takes about an hour to replace the wiper motor but I would first look at the wiring diagram and study it. I would check that the wiper switch on the steering column has not failed by checking its voltage/resistance as the switch is operated. Replacing parts without testing them and proven that thaey are bad is not prudent or cost effective. Autozone have some popular workshop manuals for free on line once you register (for free) on their website http://bit.ly/autozone_repair_info .There is a company that independent auto repair shops "buy" their information from that offer a very reasonable service to do it yourselvers. You get a one year subscription to year make and model specific repair procedures, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... great quality information same as the professionals have ,much better than generic workshop manuals from parts stores, much cheaper than the factory manual. http://bit.ly/alldata_repair_manuals or try http://bit.ly/mitchell_repair_manuals_online and get an online repair manual subscription.
COMMENT by on April 06, 2011
mine don't either and my warranty is just over! what was the resolve?
ANSWER by on April 12, 2010
Yea, I got the same problem on my 2007 civic. I read the same thing on this site about it being the wiper motor. The wipers shut off after about 7-9 cycles then when they do shut off they more than likely don't stow away in the right place. I would love to say it's a sensor or something but can't find enough info or schematic that I don't have to pay for.
ANSWER by on April 15, 2014
Just encountered this issue with mine on my 2006 Civic Sedan EX. It was a $15 part $17 and change after tax (FROM the Honda Dealer) that attaches to the wiper motor. This is the part #: 76505-SNA-A02 AND here are the instructions to fix it. http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/hybridownertech/2010-10-18_005842_wiper_motor_not_parking.pdf. I had the exact same issue. It was more prominent when the weather was cold but they would rarely park in the down position, the intermittent part didn't seem to work but after replacing this part, the wipers work as they did when new. Just take your time and as long as you follow the directions on the pdf you'll be fine.
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