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Q: Intermittent and low speed wiper don't work fast speed wiper works 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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What could be the problems why low speed and intermittent wiper does not work but fast speed does and how can I fix it or is there a video how to fix for this year truck

My car has 93534 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - the lack of slow or intermittent motor speed can be caused by 2 issues: failure of the switches on the steering column stalk, or within the motor pulse control inside the motor housing. You’re going to need a voltmeter to check power to the motor for low speed to isolate this one to either the motor or the switch. I recommend an electrical inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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