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Category: UK Car
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Experience:  ASE Master certified L1, L2, Diesel Certified 16 years experience
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I have a 57 reg mondeo 2 ltr diesel when i switch on the

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Hi i have a 57 reg mondeo 2 ltr diesel when i switch on the intermittent wipers all the electrics and the engine cut for a split second
JA: Do the other interior lights operate the way they should?
Customer: yes
JA: Are you fixing your Mondeo yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just took out the relay /modual for wipers
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 8 months ago.

Hi. Do the electronics only seem to cut out when the wipers activate and go across the windshield? Not when they are resting in the park position on intermittant mode?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 8 months ago.

It is likely that the wiper motor has too much resistance in it and is causing the excessive draw when the motor turns on. I would recommend replacing the wiper motor.