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Anyone with intermittent wiper issues?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Seanmff, May 27, 2011.

  1. May 27, 2011 at 6:59 AM
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    Seanmff

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    I have noticed a couple times now my intermittent wiper setting is not intermittent.....the three pause settings are the same intervals and the same as pulling the lever to the second faster setting....any thoughts?

    BTW:: Its a 2009 TRD Sport DC if it makes a diffenence.
     
  2. May 27, 2011 at 8:10 AM
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    yeah!Toyota doesn't have intermittent wipers,all they have is mist,medium fast.the real intermittint wipers have speed setting,but I was told that there is a kit you can install.

    later tig1
     
  3. May 28, 2011 at 6:28 AM
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    My intermittent wiper problems are different than yours.....

    Starting about 2 years ago, every now and then my intermittent wiper setting would just not work at all. If I put try to use the intermittent setting, it's just like putting it on low speed. Weird.... Doesn't do it every time, and it comes and goes.... Haven't been able to put together any logic about what might be causing it. And of course I was never able to recreate the problem while it was still under warranty. :cool:

    The only thing I have have noticed is it only does this when it's raining...... :cool:
     
  4. May 28, 2011 at 6:47 AM
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    It does have intermittint wipers, there are three additional speed controls.
     
  5. May 28, 2011 at 6:49 AM
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    Mine is still under warrenty....it is the same problem, exactly....mmm anyone else?
     
  6. May 28, 2011 at 7:15 AM
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    dexterdog

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    It's only happened to me once and iirc I had two low constant low speeds. Hasn't done it since.
     
  7. May 28, 2011 at 7:34 AM
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    The SR5's come with interrmittent wipers and mine works like normal...:D
     
  8. May 28, 2011 at 7:44 AM
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    My problem is that rain keeps getting on my windshield in between wipes. I was thinking of seeing my mechanic.
     
  9. May 28, 2011 at 8:09 AM
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    Mine keep turning off and on by themselves. WTF?
     
  10. May 29, 2011 at 7:44 AM
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    my old f150 intermittent wipers would only work when I was in 4X4. not really relevant to OP question but thought that was funny
     
  11. May 29, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    Not to get far off topic as well, but you reminded me of my VW SuperBeadle.
    My defroster didn't work, like many, and I had to scrape the sleet off the window with a scraper while I drove down the highway one time because it was turning to ice instantly when it hit the windshield.
     
  12. Oct 23, 2012 at 12:49 PM
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    Hi -
    I have a 2012 TRD OR and have the same problem. When they are set to intermitent sometimes the will make two or three consecutive wipes. I took it to the dealer but they can't do anything unless it's happening at the moment.

    Also, I started having problems with my AC not turning on, but also, it's intermitent and does not seem to happen when I take it to the dealer. It may or may not be related to the wiper problem.

    Something is definitely wrong electrically. I'm guessing it may be a bad wire(s)...maybe damaged coming through the bulkhead....it's the only common point between the two systems.

    Thx...JJ
     
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