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Old 01-18-2009, 10:42 AM
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Hi All,
92 xj40. After i turned the wipers on when they were frozen to the windshield They now stop where ever they want to when i turn them off. Also, they only give 1/2 wipe with the delay. I have heard it could be the microswitch or a in line fuse somewhere that is not in a fuse box. Does anyone know where this would be for this year? (or actually if it is the switch or fuse?). Your help is greatly appreciated.
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Greetings,

Since the fault occurred under the conditions you described, it's likely to be the inline fuse for the wiper delay module. Remove the under-dash panel (scuttle panel)on the right side, below the glove box. There is an additional black reinforcement plate on your model year, remove that as well.

Now you are looking at a rather large bunch of relays and wiring harness. There is only one factory installed inline fuse holder in that area, and that is the one for the wiper logic module, 7.5 amp.
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Glad to help. Where is your home in Pa? I grew up in Jenkintown, near Philly...which segues into a good opportunity to say "GO EAGLES"!
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I know on my '88 Vanden Plas the wipers began acting funny and stopping wherever they wanted. The problem was that the nut holding the wiper to the spindle had loosened. I don't know if that's your problem, but I would look at that first. I believe to access the nut I just flipped open the end of the wiper where it mountson the spindle.
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That would be spot on the money i´ve changed my fair deal of those fuses as i worked at a jaguar workshop in Norway and it´s cold here i can promise you
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JagtechOhio is the MAN. Exactly the problem. Thanks again!
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I know on my '88 Vanden Plas the wipers began acting funny and stopping wherever they wanted. The problem was that the loose nut behind the wheel..holding the wiper to the spindle had loosened. I don't know if that's your problem, but I would look at that first. I believe to access the nut I just flipped open the end of the wiper where it mountson the spindle.
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i have a wiper problem on my '88 xj40 when i let go of the lever or switch it to O the wipers just stop where they are and dont get back where they should do.
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Well you found the right thread, check the fuse as described above and that will likely fix your problem. If not, the park switch inside the wiper motor is faulty. Message me if you need one.
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