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Old 04-16-2003, 08:47 PM
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W124 Winshield Wiper Problem

I have a 88 300E and last week my windshield wiper motor died. I replaced the motor today and when I turn the switch I just hear a click and nothing happens. The motor only turns when I twist the knob all the way and hold it (if I let go it will stop working). Does anyone have any advice?
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Old 04-17-2003, 10:25 AM
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I think your multi function switch is shot. The one that controls your wipers, sprayers, turn signals, etc. I thought mine was bad last summer and researched the replacement. I think the part was like $125. To replace I believe you have to pull the steering wheel, which involves using care not to deploy the air bag.
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Old 04-17-2003, 06:48 PM
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But my turn signals and sprayers work fine. Wouldn't they all not work if it was the multifunction switch?
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