1971 chevy chevelle

Asked by Jan 02, 2016 at 11:34 AM about the 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The windshield wipers on my daughters 71
chevelle suddenly wont turn off.  Snyone
have any ideas on how I can troubleshoot
it:)?

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108,035

I think the switch could be bad. https://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&client=ms-android- sprint-us&source=android- browser&q=1971+chevy+chevelle+wiper+switch#q=1971+chev y+chevelle+wiper+switch+dieigram

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I agree. The wiper motor will have a constant ignition (switched) hot 12vdc. The switch on the dash breaks the ground to the motor on older gm vehicles. Chances are you have a bad switch allowing the ground path to make it back to the wiper motor, or the motor is picking up a ground from another source. Remove the switch and this should shut it down removing the ground path. Replace if this is the case.

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