Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

Wipers won't turn off


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 dacdog

dacdog

    New User

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
  • Austin Texas

Posted 11 January 2013 - 11:53 AM

Have a 2011 Legacy and on some mornings the wipers come on and you cannot turn them off. Took it the shop and they cannot duplicate. Turning car off and disconnecting battery did no good, soon as reconnected they come back on. Waiting for it to happen again so I can drive to dealer whlie it is happening!

#2 1 Lucky Texan

1 Lucky Texan

    I read a lot about Subarus

  • Members
  • 4,290 posts
  • Texas

Posted 11 January 2013 - 12:14 PM

there must be a sticking relay somewhere they could just swap out.

#3 CNY_Dave

CNY_Dave

    03 LL Bean H6

  • Members
  • 1,332 posts
  • Near Cortland NY

Posted 11 January 2013 - 12:36 PM

On my '03 there is a mechanical switch that tells the wiper controller if the wipers are 'parked', could be a problem with the switch or the wiring from the park switch to the controller.

Old cars were easier, they just shorted the motor to ground (switch was in the ground path) if the wipers were not in the 'park' position.

A schematic would help determine if it is likely a short or an open.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users