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We had our first rain in many weeks the last couple of days. First time I've really used the wipers in quite a while.

Anyway, in intermittent mode, my driver's side wiper would occasionally stop at about a 30 degree angle. Most of the time, on the next pass, it would correct itself. The only thing I could see that might be contributing to this was that the driver's side wiper would chatter some when passing through that area of the windshield (from about 45 degrees to zero when moving towards the park position). One time it stopped and didn't wipe any more. I waited quite a while and they didn't move. I turned the wipers off and they went to the park position fine. Turned them back on and they were OK other than the occasional 30 degree stop thing.

I've seen this before, just not as often - maybe once or twice the entire drive. Didn't notice any problems running in normal (non-intermittent) mode, but I didn't use it much.

Another piece of the puzzle - I recently scraped, clayed, polished, and sealed (Rain-X'ed) the windshield. Seems to me that would help more than hurt, though.

I'm guessing the wipers are sensing resistance and stopping motion to protect themselves - especially the case where they tripped out completely.

Anyone else experienced this? Is this normal, or something that should be checked out? I searched for wiper problems, but didn't see anything like this.

The car is a 2016, about 9 months old, still on the original wipers. I have a new set ready, but was hoping to get a few more months out of the originals. Thinking about going ahead and swapping to see what happens. We're supposed to get some more rain starting this weekend.
 

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I've had mine a couple times not fully go back into the off position after hitting down on the stalk for mist.
 

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I thought I'd throw this back up to the top. It started happening on my car today in intermittent mode. I still have the original OEM blades on them.

I see some people had an issue when they removed and reattached the wipers, but mine haven't been removed. Any ideas?

As an aside, I did just get my car back from collision repair to the rear bumper. The rear bumper and hatch were replaced. They wouldn't have needed to touch the at all though wipers though.
 

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Mine does the same thing every once in awhile but it hasn't effected them working or going back to "park" when I turn them off so I haven't really tried to do anything about it. Just one of those small glitches in the ST I would chalk it down to.
 
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