Rear wiper releases hatchback trunk?

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Hi everyone,
My 2017 civic lx hatchback would not unlock the hatch. However if I turn on the rear wiper the hatch unlocks. Anyone have any insight on this? The problem with this is I can't use the rear wiper while driving as it would open the hatch. And I can't unlock the hatch without turning on the rear wiper. What's going on...



 

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Sounds like an electrical fault. If you still have warranty take it in.
 
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Sounds like an electrical fault. If you still have warranty take it in.
It fixed itself this morning. We did have a severe thunderstorm yesterday maybe some water got in and helped conduct the current?
 

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Still needs to be addressed. I would take it in and ask them to look at it as if it is moisture, there could be a seal leaking that needs to be replaced.
 

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