could be, the water pipe to the rear window cleaner is broken between
the roof and the hatch door. If so, the water runs along the wires to
the plugs in the back of the car leading to short circuits and
misfunction in the whole back area.
Take a look into the storage apartments in the back of your car to the
left and right behind the wheel housing. There are some plugs that needs
to be dry.
Finally had a chance to check things out. No water leaks, and I could
hear the relay operate - it's inside what I suspect is the car alarm
box. Had a fiddle and all is now working, so it was either a loose
connector or a bad joint.
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