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Was driving and the windshield wipers started working on their own.
Followed a thread here and replaced the WW motor and switch after which they worked fine after testing.
Now no windshield wipers and the water squirts by itself continuously....
Now what?
 

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Now the battery is dead.
I guess I will have to take it to the dealer...
Balls...
 

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I saw the other thread you posted this in which was coupled with the water on the passenger floor issue. That comes from the double firewall cowl area filling up and spilling over into the passenger compartment from the clogged rubber drains.

Not sure if that water build up is what caused that issue with your wipers, but the solution to the water build up is to simply eliminate the little rubber boot drains (two) that easily get clogged. Just reach in and pull them right off from the bottom of the firewall area. They will come out undamaged in case for some reason you want to put them back some day. The cabin filter will be wet so you might want to inspect it or pull it out to dry. When I found the water issue on my 2005, I yanked the first one out and it was like someone flushed a toilet. Why they are there to begin with is anyone's guess but it's really a huge fail. I threw them away. The car was kept permanently outside and it never happened again.
 

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I saw the other thread you posted this in which was coupled with the water on the passenger floor issue. That comes from the double firewall cowl area filling up and spilling over into the passenger compartment from the clogged rubber drains.

Not sure if that water build up is what caused that issue with your wipers, but the solution to the water build up is to simply eliminate the little rubber boot drains (two) that easily get clogged. Just reach in and pull them right off from the bottom of the firewall area. They will come out undamaged in case for some reason you want to put them back some day. The cabin filter will be wet so you might want to inspect it or pull it out to dry. When I found the water issue on my 2005, I yanked the first one out and it was like someone flushed a toilet. Why they are there to begin with is anyone's guess but it's really a huge fail. I threw them away. The car was kept permanently outside and it never happened again.
Ditched mine too
 

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I saw the other thread you posted this in which was coupled with the water on the passenger floor issue. That comes from the double firewall cowl area filling up and spilling over into the passenger compartment from the clogged rubber drains.

Not sure if that water build up is what caused that issue with your wipers, but the solution to the water build up is to simply eliminate the little rubber boot drains (two) that easily get clogged. Just reach in and pull them right off from the bottom of the firewall area. They will come out undamaged in case for some reason you want to put them back some day. The cabin filter will be wet so you might want to inspect it or pull it out to dry. When I found the water issue on my 2005, I yanked the first one out and it was like someone flushed a toilet. Why they are there to begin with is anyone's guess but it's really a huge fail. I threw them away. The car was kept permanently outside and it never happened again.
I had this on my '13 GT --- had a dealer fail to figure out what was causing the water and found the solution online myself.
Personally, I left mine in - but I made sure to visually check them every few months after unclogging.
 

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May have to try another new wiper motor... or check the harness for shorting. :(
 

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Try swapping relays with a different one under the hood to rule out a bad one.
 
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