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When I cut on my wipers when it rains the washer fluid comes…

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When I cut on...

When I cut on my wipers when it rains the washer fluid comes out and won't stop

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? Do you know if there is power to the wiper motor?

The wipers come on but the washer fluid does. Is there 2 different fuses for the wipers and the washer fluid?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?

2006 CTS

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your CTS yourself? What have you tried so far?

I'm trying to fixing it myself but haven't gotten very far anything that I've tried I've put back the same way

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That's it

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cadillac
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Cadillac Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago
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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

This may be a switch issue or a failure in the control module on the wiper motor, but I suspect you may have a ground issue. The washer pump and wiper motor share the same ground if the ground is poor that would explain what is happening.

Can you try a redundant ground to the black wire in the wiper motor and see if the problem goes away?

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