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How-to » Body & Interior » Glass & Mirrors » How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Switch
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Switch

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  • Wiper Switch
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Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
Turn the key to the on position to provide power to all interior accessories.
2
Locate the wiper switch mounted to the steering column.
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3
Turn the wiper switch to the on position.
4
Inspect the wipers for proper operation while selecting different speeds.
5
Turn the key to the off position. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
6
Disconnect the wiring harness from the switch.
7
Remove the old switch and replace it with a new switch.
8
Connect the wiring harness to the new switch.
9
Connect the negative battery cable.
10
Test the wiper switch for proper operation to verify the repair.
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