How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Switch

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Switch . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Wiper Switch
  • Screwdriver
  • Multimeter
  • 1/4 in. Drive Ratchet
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • Test Light

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $449.64 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $672.87 parts and labor

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  • Put the key into on position so that the power is supplied to different accessories.
  • Switch the wiper switch on which is positioned on the steering column.
  • Operate the wipers on different speeds to diagnose the problem.
  • Switch off the ignition and detach the negative battery cable.
  • Also, detach the wiring harness from the switch.
  • Take the old switch away and install the new switch.
  • Reconnect the wiring harness and put the negative battery cable back to terminal.
  • Turn on the key, and inspect the wiper switch by operating it on different speeds.

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