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Old 02-24-2014, 07:06 AM   #1
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Wiper Problem

The odd time when I turn my wipers on in my 2005 Focus they will just stop mid-way through a cycle in the middle of the windshield........and start again after I'm frantically twisting and turning everything to get them going again.......anyone else have this?


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Old 02-24-2014, 07:27 AM   #2
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The Wipers arn't going back to park, you need to replace the R19 relay under the dash.

Ford part# F5TZ-14N089-B

How to: HOW TO: Intermittent Wiper Problem Fix. AKA TSB Fix.
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Old 02-24-2014, 10:29 AM   #3
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I have the same problem with mine.

Its a 2001 Ford Focus black... I've gotten the R18/R19 relay switch off the fuse board but the switch for R18 and R19 is one switch..... Does anyone have a part number for this single switch?

I am guessing I could just purchase 2
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Old 02-24-2014, 05:22 PM   #4
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In the UK you have this one...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Genuine-Ford...rd+wiper+relay

Or check an electronics supplier for the Panasonic CM1-12V SPDT, 12VDC, 35A relay.

You would need 2.
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Old 02-28-2014, 07:42 AM   #5
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Thanks I managed to sort the above and replaced the part but the rear wiper is still not parking?

I have checked the wiring going up to the wiper itself and this is all intact and damage free.

Anyone got any other ideas what it could be?
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Old 03-01-2014, 08:30 AM   #6
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Just some more info - the wiper does the full cycle when I spray the back window. Front wipers working as normal

Thanks
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Old 04-02-2014, 02:19 AM   #7
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Sounds like the motor is tired and needs replaced. I am an aircraft mechanic and when our wipers have issued parking but work fine when wet it's usually the motor. Just a thought.
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I was going to ask a similar question but I think you guys already answered it. My first setting slow speed in my wipers doesn't work at all, and when I spray the washers they don't work either. Every other speed works just annoying when its only drizzling out and my wipers have to go full speed.
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