Reasons for Blown Fuses for Windshield Wipers & Washers

Written by molly carter
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
Reasons for Blown Fuses for Windshield Wipers & Washers
There are different reasons you're blowing your windshield wiper fuses. (sur la route image by valérie Beunardeau from Fotolia.com)

It can be frustrating when your vehicle keeps blowing your windshield wiper and washer fuses. Several reasons exist for a blown fuse for windshield wipers and washers.

Other People Are Reading

Current

The windshield wiper or washer motor could be drawing too much current. To see if this is the problem, disconnect the wiper motor for a little while. If the fuse doesn't blow, the motor is drawing too much current.

Interference

Another reason for a blown fuse for your windshield wipers and washers may be debris or ice built up around the wipers. Look around the wipers and see if there is anything that could be interfering with the arm movement, and remove it. Test to see if this was causing the problem.

Warning

If you have a fuse that keeps blowing, do not replace it with a larger, higher amp fuse. The size of the fuse is predetermined to help protect the circuit. If a larger amp fuse is placed where it is not needed, it will not stop the flow of the current when necessary.

Don't Miss

Filter:
  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
Sort:
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the eHow.co.uk site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.