FCC 002865.02 – Switch for Windshield and Rear Window Wipers, Malfunction at Rear Window

FCC 002865.02 (FCC 2865.02)

Code: 002865.02

Shortcode: 2865.02


This error code is generated if the control software receives several implausible input signals from the rear window wiper switch simultaneously. This indicates a potential defect in the wiper switch or a fault in the electrical circuit.


The control software will have limited or no functionality of the rear window wiper, impacting visibility and safety during adverse weather conditions.


  • Inspect Wiper Switch: Check the rear window wiper switch for any signs of malfunction or damage. Replace if necessary.
  • Examine Wiring and Circuit: Inspect the wiring and circuit related to the rear window wiper for any faults, such as short circuits or loose connections.
  • Test Control Software: Use diagnostic tools to test the control software for proper interpretation of wiper switch signals.
  • Check Fuse and Relays: Verify that the fuse and relays associated with the rear window wiper are functioning correctly.
  • Consult Technical Support: If the issue persists, contact John Deere technical support for further diagnostics and assistance.


Ensuring the proper operation of the wiper system is critical for maintaining clear visibility and safe operation of the vehicle, especially in adverse weather conditions.

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