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Windshield wiper malfunction

Discussion in 'Wrangler JK (2007-2017)' started by weinbottle, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Feb 5, 2019 at 1:30 PM
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    weinbottle

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    This is a weird one. Suddenly about a week ago, the front windshield wipers came on, and will not turn off. The washer does not work, the rear wiper/washer does not work, they stay on only at one speed and cannot change speed. I tired replacing the multifunction wiper switch and there is no change. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. Feb 5, 2019 at 1:52 PM
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    sounds like a TIPM issue, might want to talk with jeep.

    Do not think there is a recall BUT ask and google "2011 wrangler TIPM issues" for more info
     
  3. Feb 8, 2019 at 12:20 PM
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    Thanks for your response. Now the turn signals do not work. I have researched more, and agree that is probably the TIPM. There is no recall (yet), but evidently this is turning out to be a common problem. Just FYI, I did not even check with the dealer, but an independent shop quoted me $900 for the module and $600 to install. I ordered a new one on eBay for $260. (Fingers crossed, seller is rated very good.)
     
  4. Feb 8, 2019 at 1:27 PM
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    Welcome! Remember reading somewhere to be wary of purchasing crucial electronics off ebay. Following your TIPM issue resolution
     
  5. Feb 8, 2019 at 2:17 PM
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    I agree it is a bit of a gamble, but if it pays off, I will have saved a ton of cash. And the ad on eBay states new, not rebuilt or refurbished, so I am fairly confident. We'll see how it goes in few days.
     
  6. Feb 9, 2019 at 4:55 AM
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    keep us posted on this as you now know this is a common issue.
    If you DIY maybe a few pictures, some observations advice would make a good helpful reference for us all...

    If it works name vendor.
    If it does not work name vendor.
     
  7. Feb 9, 2019 at 8:35 AM
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