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Variable-rate circuit for automobile windshield wipers.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Oct 1969 (v.82#4) pg. 76

Intermittent wiper control is continuously variable up to 10 seconds between start and stop cycles. Est. cost: $5.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1971 (v.10#6) pg. 35

Wiper-Trol II. Windshield wiper delay control. Includes instructions to determine if the control will work on your car before you build it.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Sep-Oct 1975 (v.15#5) pg. 41

Tips on fixing common windshield wiper problems (smearing, chattering, water beads remain).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #265 Jan 1986 (v.36#1) pg. 77

How to solve common windshield wiper problems (smearing, chattering, water beading and a bent wiper arm).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #328 May 1992 (v.42#5) pg. 52

Circuit for a controlled timer for windshield wipers.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Apr 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 92

Troubleshooting your windshield wiper system.
HOME MECHANIX #708 Apr 1987 (v.83) pg. 88

Preventive maintenance tips for windows and windsheld wipers.
HOME MECHANIX #715 Nov 1987 (v.83) pg. 24
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #719 Mar 1988 (v.84) pg. 8

Auto ABCs. How to replace wiper blades.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #631 Dec 1980 (v.76) pg. 46

Tips on maintaining windshield wipers.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 124

Timer turns electric windshield wipers on and off automatically when the amount of moisture collecting on the window is not enough for continuous running. Est. cost $12.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1968 (v.28#3) pg. 59
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1968 (v.29#1) pg. 8

Circuit using a silicon-controlled rectifier to automatically turn windshield wipers on and off at regular intervals when it is not wet enough to run them continuously.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Dec 1968 (v.29#6) pg. 70

Electronic circuit for slow operation of windshield wipers. Use with any 12-volt system.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1970 (v.32#4) pg. 87

Circuit for intermittent operation of wipers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1971 (v.34#3) pg. 88

Pulser circuit turns the windshield wipers on and off at the desired rate and length of time automatically.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1974 (v.5#1) pg. 69

Slow-sweep wiper control circuit.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1975 (v.7#4) pg. 68

Windshield wiper delay circuit will provide a sweep rate of once every 5 seconds to once every 37 seconds.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Nov 1976 (v.10#5) pg. 32

Build an automobile windshield wiper controller that provides variable on and off time. Circuit uses the 555 timer IC.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1980 (v.18#2) pg. 87

Circuit signals you to turn on your headlights when the windshield wipers are in use. This is required by law in some states.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1994 (v.11#7) pg. 24

Build an automatic headlamp control that turns on a vehicle's headlamps whenever you turn on the windshield wipers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 32
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 6

Speed control for auto windshield allows a rate adjustment as low as one stroke every 15 seconds.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1970 (v.133#1) pg. 138

Car Care Guide. How to service wipers and washers.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1973 (v.139#5) pg. S81

Four electronic kits for your car. A look at two tachometers, a windshield wiper delay and an inverter/battery charger.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 142

Four kits for car safety and security are reviewed. Heathkit emergency flasher, auto alarm and wiper delay kit, plus Amtron wiper delay kit.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1976 (v.146#1) pg. 70

How to clean and lubricate a windshield wiper motor.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1983 (v.159#5) pg. 158

Replacing wiper blades. Some tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1991 (v.168#8) pg. 67

Repairing the windshield wiper system. Both mechanical and electrical problems are covered.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1993 (v.170#7) pg. 90

How to replace windshield wiper blades.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1997 (v.174#8) pg. 107

A variable speed windshield wiper control will cause your wipers to make a single pass over the window every two to thirty seconds, depending upon where you set the adjustable control.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1973 (v.203#2) pg. 110

Build this digital windshield wiper delay circuit which installs easily.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1978 (v.49#11) pg. 60
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1979 (v.50#9) pg. 22

Solid state windshield wiper delay control for older automobiles.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1990 (v.61#4) pg. 46
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1990 (v.61#5) pg. 35
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1990 (v.61#8) pg. 15

Intermittent on-off circuit for wipers is adjustable from continuous to 10 seconds between sweeps. Est. cost: $5.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Apr 1971 (v.42#4) pg. 71

Repair a broken windshield wiper pivot pin by drilling, tapping, and installing a brass replacement.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #220 Nov 1994 (v.19#4) pg. 27
Added Info SKINNED KNUCKLES #223 Feb 1995 (v.19#7) pg. 34

Cars of the 1930s. Vacuum windshield wiper maintenance.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #225 Apr 1995 (v.19#9) pg. 19

Tip on restoring a windshield wiper to working condition when the splined drive shaft has been stripped.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #235 Feb 1996 (v.20#7) pg. 29

Servicing electric windshield wipers in early postwar cars.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #242 Sep 1996 (v.21#2) pg. 8

Rewinding small electric motors, like those found on postwar electric windshield wipers.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #243 Oct 1996 (v.21#3) pg. 25

Care and feeding of windshield wipers.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #258 Jan 1998 (v.22#6) pg. 23