DRL system issue - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat
GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat

Go Back   GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat > Pontiac Bonneville > Bonneville GXP/ Northstar Powered Cars

Bonneville GXP/ Northstar Powered Cars Discuss your Bonneville GXP and/or any other Northstar powered Olds or Cadillac... Including the 3.5L Twin Cam V6 (Short Star ) 4.0L and 4.6L Northstar V8's. Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-28-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
ironicoutlook is on a distinguished road
Default DRL system issue

Hey everybody, I'm new here and have an issue with my 2005 Bonneville.

I have noticed an issue that I think is related to the day time running lights system.

Since I bought the car I don't turn on the lights at night. I just let the DRL sensor switch everything over when it gets dark.

Not to long ago we were returning a movie rental and I put the car in park and left the car running. My wonderful bride to be jumped out of the passenger side to run the movie to the drop slot and closed the door as she got out.

After she closed the door I the dash lights, headlights started flashing on and off very rapidly.

Once she got back in the car it stopped.

When I was ready to put the car back in drive I noticed that my brake lights were not reflecting off of anything.

Check the next morning and the fuse for the brake lights was blown.

This happened a couple more times and the brake light fuse blows each time.

Now at night I turn on the head light switch and this flashing doesn't happen any more.

When I check the wiring under the back seat, the previous owner installed an after market remote start and the shop that did it kind of did a crappy job and buggered up the positive terminal.

Could this be caused by a bad connection at the battery, or is it most likely the twilight sensor in the DRL system?
ironicoutlook is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2000-2004 DRL vs 2005 DRL GMCSonoma 2000-2005 5 10-06-2005 09:41 PM
Disabling Headlights and DRL's toxictelevision Everything Electrical & Electronic 11 10-27-2003 01:50 PM
Let's try again..Disabling lows/DRL at night, how to? toxictelevision Audio (and aftermarket electronics) 7 10-27-2003 10:07 AM
DRL removal? Jeep2Bonny Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 0 08-20-2003 01:30 PM
why isn't DRL an option? mista_sse General GM Chat 35 03-21-2003 08:09 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:31 AM.