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post #1 of 25 Old 10-13-2012, 02:14 PM Thread Starter
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Weirdest thing ever

When I turn my windshield wipers on my truck shuts off. But it only happens when it rains which is messed up cuz that's the only time I need them. It'll do it when I'm goin 5mph or 80mph. But when I'm goin fast enough the truck will shut off for a second and then turn back on. Where in the hell would I even start to look for a problem??


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Its your CPS. No ifs ands or buts about it.

Replace it with a Motorcraft unit only.

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Just to clarify you mean my crank position sensor?


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im thinking the GEM module. Their notorious of get'n wet, when it rains. Its because the factory seal aroundthe windshield sick arse. Either replace the windshield and/or re-seal the one you got...if possible

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CPS is cam sensor.
I'd say either that, GEM, or wiring in the steering column.



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Just do the CPS first lol. I've seen it a million times.

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It's the gem, windshield leaks causing water to run into it. And you only use your wipers when it's wet out :-) your going to waste money on a cps, get a gem


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If your running a DP Tuner and the wire running from the chip to the switch is too close to electrical interference it can cause the same issue.

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It's the gem, windshield leaks causing water to run into it. And you only use your wipers when it's wet out :-) your going to waste money on a cps, get a gem


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lol CPS: $30
PCM: $300+

Start with the CPS...

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If its the cps, whys it only do it wet?
Search for his issue, 99% of the issues was the water leaking onto the gem they figured the wipers are what caused it, but realized it was water


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