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: 91,674 (31,000–191,000)
11 model years affected: 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
79 people reported this problem
42 people shared problem details
2007 Honda CR-V51,539
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???
2003 Honda CR-V130,000
Front wipers will not park and intermitant feature does not work.
2007 Honda CR-V62,000
Wipers will not return to the correct position when turned off
2007 Honda CR-V110,000
Wipers malfunction (start and stop at will) sometimes parking off at middle of windshield
2007 Honda CR-V86,000
same thing, wipers won't turn off when the switch is turned off.
Wipers Won't Park/shut off when turned off.
2007 Honda CR-V108,000
Wipers are eratic and don't park properly new wiper motor suggested
wipers stop intermittently at differring inconvenient spots; start on their own accord; have one speed setting only
2007 Honda CR-V91,000
The wipers won't park at the down position.
2008 Honda CR-V87,513
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.
2007 Honda CR-V111,000
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.
2002 Honda CR-V133,800
wiper motor and linkage must be replaced at a cost of $800
hot air coming out of AC
2003 Honda CR-V112,000
Windshield wiper is erratic. Sometimes it will go and hit the edge of the windshield (with accompanying annoying loud noise) or go ony 2/3 of windshield.
2008 Honda CR-V95,000
my honda 2008 CRV rear wiper failed. At first, it couldn't park correctly, and about two weeks later, it totally failed.
2003 Honda CR-V185,000
when the wipers are running they slam down to the park position
Out of the blue this started.
2010 Honda CR-V83,000
The intermittent wipers won't work properly and just keeping going as if it is turned off. When turning off the wipers they keep going.
2008 Honda CR-V85,822
Windshield wipers will not turn off, will not run intermittently, only continuously. Periodically do stop and various positions.
2007 Honda CR-V113,000
malfunctioning wipers - wipers come on when headlights are turned on - wipers stop/start intermittently - can't turn off rear wiper at all - wipers stop on windshield instead of all the way down, etc, etc
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