About Windshield Wiper Switch Replacement
What does the wiper switch do? Your vehicle's wiper switch is located on the steering column. When activated, it sends a message to the wiper system to start/stop. If defective, your wipers may not respond when the switch is activated. How do you know you need your wiper switch replaced? Your wipers do not turn on when the switch is activated Your wipers do not turn off You cannot control the speed of your wipers How is the wiper switch replaced by a mobile mechanic? Inspect the switch, fuses and wiring to determine if the switch is faulty If required, replace faulty wiper switch Run windshield wiper system to test functionality and responsiveness How important is having your wiper switch replaced? Working windshield wipers are an integral part of having a safe vehicle. If your wipers are not responding to the wiper switch the problems that could arise range from mild annoyance to complete lack of visibility in a storm. Windshield systems are not part of routine maintenance and are expected to last a very long time. If you do notice irregularities with the functionality of your system, it is best to get the entire system inspected to ćensure the proper and most efficient repairs are being completed.