Why is my windshield wipers not working on my 1999 vw jetta?
i will turn them on and they will not move.
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Have you checked that the fuse is OK? Try fuse #24
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If the fuse is faulty, be aware that there is always a reason that a fuse blows. It may be fatigue, where the fuse breaks due to vibration over a long period of time, but if there is not much of the fuse left (or if a replacement fuse blows when you operate the wiper switch) then most likely there is a fault in the equipment that it supplies (in your case the wiper motor or even the washer pump, as it supplies both) causing excessive current to flow through the fuse and burn it out.
If the fuse is OK you need to find out if power is being supplied to the wiper motor (or washer pump) when the switch is operated and if not trace it back from the motor (or pump) to the appropriate switch.
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