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Q: Windshield wipers not shutting off

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My windshield wipers won't go off.

It sounds like your wiper switch is broken and not commanding the wipers to turn off. It could also be a stuck wiper relay, that when commanded it cannot open the circuit. I recommend having a trained technician diagnose the problem with your wipers before replacing anything.

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