Windshield wiper switch

The friendliest place on the web for anyone with an RV or an interest in RVing!
If you have answers, please help by responding to the unanswered posts.

darsben

Well-known member
Joined
May 30, 2018
Posts
2,183
Location
Central NY in summer beautiful Casa Grande AZ in w
I am looking for a windshield wiper switch that looks like the attached.
It is for my motor home. I know I can get it from Fleetwood but the $$$$ is high
I am looking for a less expensive source.
The Fleetwood part number is 10115025 but I cannot match it up
 

Attachments

  • wiper switch.jpg
    wiper switch.jpg
    9.1 KB · Views: 29

BobNSam

Well-known member
Joined
Jun 30, 2010
Posts
1,231
Location
Waco, TX
Ford or Chevy Chassis? What year is your coach?
Which ever it is, take switch to appropriate parts department and ask for replacement switch for that year truck.
May still cost a few dollars but without fleetwood markup.
 

Gary RV_Wizard

Site Team
Joined
Feb 2, 2005
Posts
73,417
Location
At our Silver Springs FL home
It will definitely be a standard part used in other vehicles, bit identifying it can sometimes be difficult. Since its a 28 year old coach, even Fleetwood may not longer remember Plus they got amnesia when the corporation changed hands several years ago.


Typically the wiper switch does NOT come with a Class A chassis unless it is part of the turn signal stalk on the steering column, so it may not be a Ford or Chevy part.


Often wiper switches are universal unless there is a intermittent function, so maybe you can substitute.  The universal ones usually just have low and high speed, so just three wire terminals.
 

BobNSam

Well-known member
Joined
Jun 30, 2010
Posts
1,231
Location
Waco, TX
darsben said:
See my signature ;)
Old eyes, small screen...Take switch to Chevy Dealer parts department. Give information on year of vehicle and ask if they can find replacement. You may be able to find GM part number on actual switch body.
Gary RV_Wizard said:
Typically the wiper switch does NOT come with a Class A chassis unless it is part of the turn signal stalk on the steering column, so it may not be a Ford or Chevy part.
May be true...fingers crossed.
 

NY_Dutch

Well-known member
Joined
Nov 22, 2010
Posts
6,599
Location
Where our wheels take us!
Gary RV_Wizard said:
Typically the wiper switch does NOT come with a Class A chassis unless it is part of the turn signal stalk on the steering column, so it may not be a Ford or Chevy part.

Fortunately, the Ford F53 chassis does include the wiper switch on the steering column. It's part of the "multi-function switch" and even Amazon carries them at reasonable prices.
 

catblaster

Well-known member
Joined
Jan 11, 2010
Posts
2,701
Location
Kissimmee, Floriduh
I'm not having any luck either. I assume it is dash mounted and controls on, off and variable speed....Trying to cross reference to Dorman products but still no luck.
 

blw2

Well-known member
Joined
Aug 9, 2012
Posts
3,325
Location
Saint Johns, FL
if you know it's not GM, have you tried a good old fashioned NAPA?  Used to be they had people that knew how to match things fairly often.  Not so sure it's still like that though...

My other thought is contact an RV salvage yard. 
Do they have junkyard networks like the junkyards did when I was a teenager?....where they post a part and other junkyards on the network would also be on the hunt for one....
 

catblaster

Well-known member
Joined
Jan 11, 2010
Posts
2,701
Location
Kissimmee, Floriduh
    I was wondering why you were looking for a cheaper one, after all  how expensive can a wiper switch be?  Since $44 is 1/4 the other price that would make it around $176.....pardon me for ever doubting you....that is outrageous.  Heck $44 seems like too much.
 

Lou Schneider

Site Team
Joined
Mar 14, 2005
Posts
10,881
I don't know where that switch originated, but I have the same one in my 1993 Hall Chaparall motorhome on a Chevy chassis.  So it's not exclusively a Fleetwood part.
 

NY_Dutch

Well-known member
Joined
Nov 22, 2010
Posts
6,599
Location
Where our wheels take us!
catblaster said:
    I was wondering why you were looking for a cheaper one, after all  how expensive can a wiper switch be?  Since $44 is 1/4 the other price that would make it around $176.....pardon me for ever doubting you....that is outrageous.  Heck $44 seems like too much.

Yep, here you go...  ;)


https://www.ebay.com/itm/Fleetwood-RV-wiper-switch-139457-National-RV-/132718651150
 

Gary RV_Wizard

Site Team
Joined
Feb 2, 2005
Posts
73,417
Location
At our Silver Springs FL home
Fortunately, the Ford F53 chassis does include the wiper switch on the steering column. It's part of the "multi-function switch" and even Amazon carries them at reasonable prices.
Depends on what year F53 you are talking about, cause a multi-function switch has not always been part of the design. Few Model T's used them!  ;)    I mention this because the OP has a 1990 model year coach and some things were done differently back then. 
 

darsben

Well-known member
Joined
May 30, 2018
Posts
2,183
Location
Central NY in summer beautiful Casa Grande AZ in w
NY_Dutch
https://www.oncdsale.top/interior-c-1_954_2105/fleetwood-rv-wiper-switch-139457-national-rv-p-20287.htm

appears to be a scam site. My credit card company (Chase) blocked the transaction.  I called the CC company and they are leery as the seller name on the charge is a persons name (oriental). I get no response from the seller to my emails.
SO I am looking again
I have found a denso product that seems to be the same
http://www.2040-parts.com/denso-windshield-wiper-switch-right-hand-new-059798-0100-i2318403/

I ordered from Rome truck parts for $70.00 all in but in my search I came across the Denso catalog which can be found at
http://www.rometruckparts.com/catalogs/DENSO%20RV%202012.pdf

 

NY_Dutch

Well-known member
Joined
Nov 22, 2010
Posts
6,599
Location
Where our wheels take us!
Gary RV_Wizard said:
Depends on what year F53 you are talking about, cause a multi-function switch has not always been part of the design. Few Model T's used them!  ;)    I mention this because the OP has a 1990 model year coach and some things were done differently back then. 

Good point, Gary. I replaced the multi-function switch on a 1995 F53 a few years ago, but I didn't think about how far back they used them before that.
 
Top Bottom