I seem beset with weird issues lately. The rainy season has finally hit the Pacific Northwest. The intermittent wiper setting on my car works great when it isn't raining. 'Never fails! But as soon as there's any serious precip, no dice: the wipers just stop unless I turn them on full. Is there a logical explanation for this, or is it just bad "carma"? (BTW, the car was built in 1983, so no fancy digital/sensor-based logic: just analog timing, I'm sure.)
Anyway, although I was tempted to disassemble the wiper relay module to probe and possibly repair it (sketchy cap, perhaps?), I broke down and ordered a replacement online. But who knows, maybe I'll gut the module housing and build an optical-sensor-based Propeller system that automatically determines the correct wiper speed for conditions ...
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