Citroen Dispatch Van 2L - Very unusual Wiper Problem - Ghost in the Machine?

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VincentB
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Citroen Dispatch Van 2L - Very unusual Wiper Problem - Ghost in the Machine?

Post by VincentB » 23 Sep 2019, 21:22

Hi all, I have a very strange problem with my wipers on my Citroen Dispatch 2L Van (2008): The wipers work fine but when I switch them off they return to the rest position at the bottom of the windscreen but immediately proceed to jerk continually, about 2 or 3 mm up and down. Even stranger - when I switch off my ignition and take the keys out, the wipers continue to jerk or vibrate (so I am afraid the motor is working continuously (just a little continuous up and down jerking) and my battery will discharge fully). The only solution is to switch on the ignition again and tweak the wiper control stalk up slightly, and the wipers then go up to the middle position (about 45 degrees) on the windscreen and stop there, and the jerking or vibration then ceases, and I can drive away, or turn off and remove the keys, with no worry about my battery draining.
Could anybody help me please with ideas as to what may be happening?
Many thanks
VincentB

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Re: Citroen Dispatch Van 2L - Very unusual Wiper Problem - Ghost in the Machine?

Post by Subsonicnat » 19 Nov 2019, 21:02

Check the Relay,you may find it is burnt on the points.
Fixed on years ago whih had corrosion on the pins and burnt ponts..
I bet that is where your problem lies my friend.