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I think there could be a short on or near the windshield

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I think there could be a short on or near the windshield wiper switch on column in my 2000 seville
JA: Have you checked the fuses? Do you know if there is power to the wiper motor?
Customer: yes there's power and I get resistants on the high side but no resistants on the low switch and middle
JA: Are you fixing your Seville yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes myself......I've tried 3 different used wiper motors that haven't worked so I started checking with a meter
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: well I did lower the engine to replace a solenoid in the transmision and now my radio and heater controls on the steering column don't work either
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hi! Moose, can you help with my question now?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I can contact you later if you like
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

We are only permitted to help diagnose and fix one concern per post. On this post which issue are you wanting me to help with?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The wiper motor problem
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Sorry but no phone call
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Can you go into more detail on the wipers? Which does not work intermediate, low, or high?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
None of them....but I do get resistants on my meter from the high port and none from the others...but the high speed still doesn't work
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Here is your wiper diagram.

Is the yellow wire powered at both the switch and motor?

Is the black wire grounded at the motor?

OHM test the dark blue and purple wires from the motor to the switch, to see if there is no resistance.

Let me know these results.

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Thanks Moose.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I will check those things out. Thanks
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Your welcome

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Are you needing any more assistance from me on this concern or are you pleased with my help?

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