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Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board

Part No. 88136 Warranty Details  

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Restore your wiper system to safe, proper functioning with our Wiper Motor Pulse Board Module. It connects to the wiring harness for a trouble-free installation. Plus, it’s made of durable plastic.

Product Features:
  • Reestablishes wiper delay mode for appropriate lag time between sweeps
  • Direct replacement for a proper fit every time
  • Easy to install
  • Vehicle try-on testing has been conducted on this part to ensure trouble-free installation and performance
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Color / Finish:Black
Cover:Yes
Material:Plastic
New Or Remanufactured:Remanufactured
Package Contents:Front Wiper Pulse Board
Package Quantity:1

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Dorman - HelpWiper Motor Pulse Board
 
4.5

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (18)
  • Durable (5)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (15)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (10), Truck enthusiast (10), Casual driver (9), Mechanic (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (21)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Doesn't work the same as OEM

    Fits exactly as the original, but does not work the same as the original. With the original when you turn the wipers on to delay you get one pulse then it goes into delay...Read complete review

    Fits exactly as the original, but does not work the same as the original. With the original when you turn the wipers on to delay you get one pulse then it goes into delay mode, when you first turn on the wipers with this board you get nothing for about 30 seconds then it goes into delay mode not a big deal but still not the same.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    It works

    The part does the job, plain and simple. If your windshield wipers are acting up it's likely the wiper pulse board. In my case this was a direct replacement and it was an...Read complete review

    The part does the job, plain and simple. If your windshield wipers are acting up it's likely the wiper pulse board. In my case this was a direct replacement and it was an easy swap as well as the fact that my windshield wipers now work properly again. Before they were either not working at all, or they would continue to work even after being shut off. The only down side to this part is the delay function is completely different from the OEM unit. The delay on this part does not activate the wipers at the first click, you will have to wait about 30 to 45 seconds before any action occurs. Not good when there is just a light mist of rain. After looking at the old OEM unit I had noticed there were a few cracks in the solder joints. I have already reparied the solder joints and am likely to try the old repaired unit before exchanging the replacement under warranty when it goes bad. Either way, it still fixes the issue.

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    4.0

    Seems to be working fine

    By Posenexus

    from Northern NJ

    About Me Casual Driver

    Ask me a question

    Verified Buyer
    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Even A Caveman Can Do It
    • Very E-z To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • 1999 Chevy Suburban
      • Trucks

      Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

      This product appears to be equal to, if not better than the original. It came with everything you would need to successfully replace the defective pulse board. On my 1999 Chevy Suburban 5.7L K1500, it took me less than 10 minutes for me to locate and replace the defective wiper pulse board with this new one from Advanced Auto Parts. No more wiper sticking or stop working while raining. This is the part to replace, not the motor. I recommend this product, brand and Advance Auto Parts. 2 Thumbs Up!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Works like the OEM.

      By Chuck

      from Warren,mi

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Level 1

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to replace

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

        Only took a few minutes to replace.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Solved my problem

        By Jack

        from Newark, DE

        About Me Casual Driver

        Ask me a question

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

          Most GM have a problem with the pulse board. This was a high quality part at a good price and works perfectly.

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          • No

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          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Easy solution

          By donfranko

          from Tiffin, Ohio

          About Me Backyard Mechanic

          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

              After much searching to find the solution to the windshield wiper problem on our 97 blazer, (sometimes they worked and sometimes they didn't) I came across info on youtube on replacing this "pulse board". For twenty bucks, it fixed the problem that had been plaguing us for months. The wipers now work like new, and the fix was very easy to do.

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              • No

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              5.0

              works great installs very easy

              By Bob the busy guy

              from cicero ny

              About Me Casual Driver

              Ask me a question

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Great product

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Trucks

                Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

                Great replacement part! Didnt have to change the motor.

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                • No

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                4.0

                cheap fix

                By Benny

                from Crystal Lake, Illinois

                About Me Mechanic

                Verified Buyer
                Level 3

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Trucks

                  Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

                  easy to replace, cheap part equals cheap product.

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                  • No

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                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy this product again

                  By puncho

                  from florida

                  About Me Truck Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 1

                  Pros

                  • All Features Work As Good
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Works Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Large Cars
                    • Trucks

                    Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

                    my wipers were not working properly, would not turn off or would not come on immediately. I had read other comments about the new modules not being responsive immediately, I found that the module I installed worked perfectly and responded immediately even on the intermitent cycle and it was easy to install.

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                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Easy to install and works great!

                    By PB

                    from North Platte, Nebraska

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Helpful Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

                        Easy to install and fixed my wipers.

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                        • No

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                        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        It works

                        By Jeff

                        from West central Florida

                        About Me Auto body tech, Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 1

                        Pros

                        • Direct replacement
                        • Fixes The Issue

                        Cons

                        • Nowhere Near Oem
                        • Probably Won't Last Long
                        • The Delay Is Different

                        Best Uses

                        • Trucks

                        Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

                        The part does the job, plain and simple. If your windshield wipers are acting up it's likely the wiper pulse board. In my case this was a direct replacement and it was an easy swap as well as the fact that my windshield wipers now work properly again. Before they were either not working at all, or they would continue to work even after being shut off. The only down side to this part is the delay function is completely different from the OEM unit. The delay on this part does not activate the wipers at the first click, you will have to wait about 30 to 45 seconds before any action occurs. Not good when there is just a light mist of rain. After looking at the old OEM unit I had noticed there were a few cracks in the solder joints. I have already reparied the solder joints and am likely to try the old repaired unit before exchanging the replacement under warranty when it goes bad. Either way, it still fixes the issue.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Comment on this review(earn points)

                        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Doesn't work the same as OEM

                        By Joe the grinder

                        from Westminster SC

                        About Me Casual Driver

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fits Right Easy To Instll

                        Cons

                        • Does Not Work The Same As

                        Best Uses

                        • Trucks

                        Comments about Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board:

                        Fits exactly as the original, but does not work the same as the original. With the original when you turn the wipers on to delay you get one pulse then it goes into delay mode, when you first turn on the wipers with this board you get nothing for about 30 seconds then it goes into delay mode not a big deal but still not the same.

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                        • Q:

                          where is it in a 2000 gmc jimmy
                          Asked on 10/6/2014 by art from johnstown.pa

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Hi Art, For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes or Chilton repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts. The repair manual part number is 24071.

                            Answered on 10/8/2014 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          I have a 1997 Chevy 1500 pickup. The windshield wipers are sometimes intermittent, you tap on the case and they will work. Also they wipers will park all over. Washers won't work. Is this a problem with the pulse board or should the entire unit be replaced?
                          Asked on 10/3/2014 by Jim

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Hi Jim, Sorry, without the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it, nor provide you with a 100% answer. I would suggest that you take your vehicle and get it thoroughly checked by a certified mechanic before buying any parts that may/may not solve the problem.

                            Answered on 10/5/2014 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Where is this located in the car?
                          Asked on 12/10/2013 by Anika from New Jersey

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Hi Anika, glad to assist you! For further assistance regarding the Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board (Part No. 88136), please provide us the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                            Answered on 12/11/2013 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          92 Suburban: Started the truck while wipers were frozen to the glass, and wipers were on. Now I have no High speed (runs the same speed as low), but do have low speed and intermitent. Does the high speed run through this board???
                          Asked on 1/29/2013 by Bredt from Denver, Co.

                          2 answers

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            With reference to your inquiry on this Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board - part# 88136, the module may be the problem for the wipers working only on low speed and intermittent. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, you may also visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                            Answered on 1/29/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                          • A:

                            My wipers were frozen to the windshield and I had the wiper switch 'ON'. Now I only have high speed, and wipers stay in the position they were at when I shut them off. Replacing the delay module corrected the problems. Some problems are caused by cracked\poor solder joints. Other times the 2 contacts that the slip ring rotates on get corroded and can be cleaned-Best to just spend $25.00 and fix it right. Edit-1994 GMC Yukon GT.

                            Answered on 3/21/2013 by hdlightning from boardman, oh
                        • Q:

                          My wipers only work on high. Voltage to the plug is correct. Is this a module problem?
                          Asked on 1/20/2013 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            With reference to your inquiry on this Dorman - Help Wiper Motor Pulse Board - part# 88136, the module should be the problem for the wipers working only on high. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                            Answered on 1/21/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          I have a 1998 s10 chevy & when my wipers are on they will stop for awhile & then start again. Would this fix the problem.
                          Asked on 7/20/2012 by Travis

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The Wiper Motor Pulse Board may be the possible cause of the problem. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                            Answered on 7/20/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          hi speed quit on my wipers. Is this a pulse board problem?
                          Asked on 11/16/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            It might be a bad ground to the wiper module or a bad TIPM, the underhood fuse block. If the ground is bad (good chance), try jumpering a good ground source directly to the wiper connector for test purposes. If you see less than system voltage coming out of the TIPM relays that supply these outputs are electronic and will require replacement of the TIPM in most cases.

                            Answered on 11/16/2011 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          My wipers and sprayer work one time and quit the next could this be a pulse board problem?
                          Asked on 8/16/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            There may be also few other reasons for this problem. I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                            Answered on 8/17/2011 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          if this part is bad, will it cause your wipers to stay on for a minute after you turn the switch off, and also cause the wipers to not work at times?
                          Asked on 5/11/2011 by ed from kernersville, nc

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            This could possibly be the problem. However, with out the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer.

                            Answered on 5/12/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Referencing a 1998 Chev Silverado 1500 w/ 350 vortec engine, where is the Wiper Motor Pulse Board Module located ?
                          Asked on 3/6/2011 by Inquisitive from Pelham, AL

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            It is located under the air vent next to the windshield on the outside of your car.

                            Answered on 5/9/2011 by Just Ask Jacob! from AAP
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