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Old 10-07-2012, 06:05 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Timthom62 View Post
According to the service manual, a failed (or disconnected) rain sensor will revert the wipers to standard intermittent wiper operation with the sensitivity control thumbwheel becoming the intermittent delay control. I guess that's always an option.
Originally Posted by Bigbot45 View Post
If you take off the cover behind the rain sensor and unplug the sensor, the wipers will work as standard intermittents. This my third straight car with auto wipers and this car has the worst amongst them.

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I just tried this and confirmed that it does work.
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