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2. Check the park switch on the front wiper motor. On the White/Green wire you will have positive when the wipers run and a negative when the front wiper motor is in the park position. Check the front wiper switch and you will have continuity between the White/Green wire and Blue/Black wire when the front wiper switch is at off or intermittent. If not, replace the front wiper switch
3. Replaced the front wiper combination switch to repair the problem.
Other Transmission (Automatic) Problems
Tested the battery and it is fine. Tested for a voltage drop when the key was turned to the start position. Inspected the starter connections and also for any melted wiring.
Found that the “L” bracket at the starter main feed had a dirty connection between the bracket and the positive battery cable. This can be cleaned without removing the starter. Remove the front lower plastic panel under the radiator support and one can reach the starter connection. Removed the nuts from both the cable and starter and cleaned all contact surfaces properly. Reassembled all and now the engine starts normally.
Found the wiring harness located under the exhaust crossover pipe had melted together. Separated and repaired the wires and added insulation and protection to the harness. Rerouted the harness OVER the exhaust pipe for more clearance. All problems have been repaired.