Well, Wednesday the wipers quit on her daily driver a 94 Shadow. I broke
out the useless Chilton's and as always it only provide 1/2 of what you need
to trouble shoot something. Well the wiper switch checked out but the pulse
module was hosed I opened it up and the relay would not work. Went to the
Dealer picked a new one up for $65.00 for a little POS circuit board.
Installed it turned every thing on and nothing. I could hear the relay
going off then on and used my VOM meter to check the put which was pulsing
DC to the wiper motor. So I pulled the wiper motor opened up and found the
windings corroded. Went to the local parts store cause the Dealer wanted
$150.00 for one got a remanufactured one for $50.00 lifetime warranty.
Installed the new motor and like magic all was well in my little world.
While I had every thing out I greased all the joints and surfaces and
replaced the o-rings under the washer at each wiper.
This is the first time I have had two unrelated things fail at once, no
blown fuses just quit. I have to say one thing about the Shadow with over
150K on it original tranny no oil burning and runs like a top at 26 mpg I
hope it goes on for another 13 years.