Windshield wipers staying on the low intermittent setting when the switch is off

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Make
Ford
Model
F250
Year
2012
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15,000
Engine
6.7 Liter Diesel
This just started this morning. Tried switching the wipers up to full speed then off a couple times, turned the truck off for a couple of minutes and started it again, the wipers still came on the low intermittent setting.
 

jordanr

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I had this issue on my Explorer. Common issue I think. Fix was replace wiper stick. It drove me crazy. Might be able to temporarily fix it for awhile via restarts or messing with switch but in my experience it will deteriorate until ...
 
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With other windshield wiper motors is a contact that returns the blades to the home position when switched off. If that contact was dirty, would run continuously so had to clean that contact. Whether this is your problem or not, good question.