wipers quit working wiring help!?!

wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby kevreif [OP] » May 28th 2009, 3:20am

hey question. i'm doing some major work/swaps with my 92 astro RS, I recently dropped the steering column to install a clutch peddle. i just started driving the van again, and now the wipers dont work. turn signal do. i'm assuming i bumped some wires loose on the column but looked and wiggled and didn't get any results. i was wondering if some one knows what wires under there are the ones that work the wipers. and maybe i what wires to look for under the hood that go to the wiper motor. thanks.

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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby toddb » May 28th 2009, 3:38am

Hi Kevin

Simple I know but did you check the fuse? If thats not it and wipers worked before it has to be something you did. sorry for not being much help. keep us posted as to what you find.
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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby kevreif [OP] » May 28th 2009, 11:24pm

hey thanks for the post. happens the fuse was the second thing i checked. it was good. but while checking my oil i happened to look at the wiper motor thingy and saw a place for some wires to plug into but no wires! so i looked around and tada! they were just hanging there waiting to be plugged in. lol
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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby Matrixx » May 30th 2009, 5:14am

Yeh, that would do it, hehe. Thanks for the updatekevreif.:)
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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby Mr_Bowtie » May 30th 2009, 6:16am

Its great when you get an easy fix like that!

So, any pics of your manual tranny swap? :layrubber:
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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby kevreif [OP] » May 30th 2009, 5:21pm

pics? i'm working on getting pics. unfortunately while i was getting the engine and tranny out i crushed my digital camera. sucked. but i do have some pics here and there i need to get them together. it was quite the ordeal. oh did i say i also put a Fiat turbo Diesel and a gearvenders overdrive unit it? haha i need to get some pics up soon. i don't like to brag but i think i have the most unique Astro out there! :D
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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby Mr_Bowtie » May 30th 2009, 6:17pm

Sounds pretty **** unique to me! :lol:

Some Van's came stock with a 5-speed? Here is a link to one I found:
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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby astro355 » May 30th 2009, 7:43pm

kevreif wrote:pics? i'm working on getting pics. unfortunately while i was getting the engine and tranny out i crushed my digital camera. sucked. but i do have some pics here and there i need to get them together. it was quite the ordeal. oh did i say i also put a Fiat turbo Diesel and a gearvenders overdrive unit it? haha i need to get some pics up soon. i don't like to brag but i think i have the most unique Astro out there! :D


You are not the first person to do that. I did that years ago, wife will never let me forgot it. Between being afraid of during that again and my wife not letting me use the camera, I don't get any pics taken. :banghead:
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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby ghostrider1061 » July 1st 2009, 5:31am

never heard of that swap b4. can not wait to see pics. what had to be changed????keep us updated. or e will all die wondering how you did this and the parts list. sounds like something i would do to mine. was it a six pack job or a case job??? :rockon: :rockon:
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Re: wipers quit working wiring help!?!

Postby rev_les » July 1st 2009, 5:42am

Hmmm, sweet, but it won't get ya in the V-8 swap club, lol.... maybe we need a unique swap section, I'd think that project would be more trouble than plugging in a 350.Truthfully, it's not something I'd have thought of, but I'd like to see how you did it. :rockon:
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