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Offline Desolo

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HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« on: August 30, 2012, 10:52:16 PM »
My wiper switch just decontructed itself this evening on the way home from work and ive been trying to find a replacemnt online and cant make heads or tails of any of it... does anyone have a part number or vehicle that interchanges the wiper switch? beause until i can find something, ive got NO wipers   :banghead: ANd its been nothing but rain here in SE NC  :banghead: :banghead:
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2012, 06:15:38 AM »
More specifics would help, type and year of eagle, does it have intermittent wipers, tilt wheel
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2012, 07:33:50 AM »
From the Eaglepedia:

84-87 Switch PN:

J3665126 (without intermittent wipers)
J3741268 (with intermittent wipers)

81-83

79 (01/30/40/50) 3665126 (without intermittent wipers)
79/80 (01/30/40) 3665128 (with intermittent wipers)
82  (with intermittent wipers) 3741268
79/80 (60) 3683227 (without intermittent wipers)
79/80 (6) 3683225 (with intermittent wipers)

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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2012, 07:05:13 PM »
Here is a switch for intermittent wipers.  If you think you want it, shoot me a PM.


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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2012, 09:46:41 PM »
Thanks for any help! Im kinda freaking out a bit... this was like the WORST time to have this die on me  :-[

Its a 1986, and does have a tilt wheel.

To be honest im not quite sure what kind of wipers it has, I THINK it used to move into two postions when turned to the right, but it was starting to get weird towards the end so im not sure what it was actually doing (may have been turning in the dash) If it did have two postions going to the right those were two speeds correct?

Those are the part numbers id found, With those part numbers is it possible to  get it through an auto parts store?
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2012, 12:24:49 AM »
I've read that the wiper switch from the 80s Ford Trucks/Bronco is the same. I looked it up, and the parts stores carry it, the picture looks the same. I believe people have done it on here. But I think the hole in the dash needs to be made a little wider in diameter as the switch is just a tad bigger. Hopefully somebody will chime in.
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2012, 06:49:53 PM »
I once had one that I thought was 2 speed because it didn't turn to the left.  I finally realized it was stiff because it hadn't been used for a very long time.  After I sorta forced it I discovered I had intermittent wipers.
I do know the one in the picture is intermittent and I'm sure it came from an Eagle.
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2012, 02:30:51 AM »
If it DOES have int wipers will a NON int switch prevent it from working? what about vice versa?
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2012, 11:50:35 AM »
There is an alignment tab on int switches that non-int don't have so they won't fit together accidentally and fry the wiring.
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2012, 12:42:25 PM »
Good....just wanted to make sure I dont break something trying to fix this lol. Thats the small wire that is coming out of it in Jims picture yes?
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2012, 06:24:54 PM »
Ground wire I think (since the dash is plastic)
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #11 on: September 02, 2012, 09:08:33 PM »
I think so, too.  From what I understand from other people's problems, ground is often a problem with these switches.  I think some have made a separate ground to some solid metal - thing.
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #12 on: September 04, 2012, 01:43:46 AM »
 :) Thanks for all the help so far.... I guess ill need to snatch this thing out and do some checking then as soon as I can do so....
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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2012, 09:52:47 AM »
I bought an intermittent setup from a late '70's model. It doesn't fit, The problem is that the thread part is larger than the hole.

Does the later (Eagle) intermittent replacement switch fit an '85's dash?

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Re: HELP! Wiper switch problems....
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2013, 09:54:18 AM »
Any updates on this? My int wiper switch is on final approach for the trash bin.
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