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Old 04-06-2007, 01:09 PM   #11
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Just curious...why do you have to make a jumper? What would happen if you didn't?
If you didn't install the jumper, the left high beam would not have its ground in normal high beam operation and would be dark. The jumper is replacing a normally closed contact in the DRL relay. If you have perimeter lighting, you only lose the DRL function (because the DRL relay is not there), the parking lights & back up lights still illuminate.
Edit: Ensure jumper is installed between terminal 30 & 87a (vice 87)
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Will the auto-headlights still work as normal? I would like to just get rid of the DRL'* and keep the auto-headlights.

I have read some other posts but everyone else seems to want to disable all the lights together and be able to drive with no lights at night.

If anything i'm going to try it anyways and see what happens.
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Your auto lights still come on once it'* dark or dusk, whenever it is the sensor decides to kick on. The closest i can get to driving with the lights off is turning the light **** to the middle position and having the fogs off which leaves me driving with just the corner lights.
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Help me with this.

Why do you want to disable the Daytime Driving Lights

It'* a very good safety feature.
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Help me with this.

Why do you want to disable the Daytime Driving Lights

It'* a very good safety feature.
well its not required down here, unlike Canada

honestly i see more cars on the road that dont have DRL'* than cars that do, and if they do they are only the front turnsignals (lots of GM'* do this)

and IIRC Ford and Chrylster dont even offer DRL'* on there New cars....


Personally im gonna disable mine on my car
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I just really don't like the daytime running lights because i don't like the way they look. If i think i need my lights on during the day i would rather just turn them on myself. Other than that the DRL'* are just shortening the life of my high beams. DRL'* are required in Canada?
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I don't mind the DRL'* in the low beams like on the 96-99. I think if the 2000+ had them in the low beam they would look better.
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Umm. DRL is a very good safety feature IMO, there are alot of cases where I have almost been in an accident because I couldn't see the other car like if it is dusk and the sun is in my eyes, snowing, raining, etc. I ALWAYS drive with my lights on at all times, do you guys just like having the choice or something? Seems sort of pointless otherwise.

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Choice is nice. If it'* a bright sunny day and someone hits me i don't think the dimmly illuminated high beams are going to save the day or anything.
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Great how-to post!

Yeah, I'm all about having the OPTION of controlling my lights. If it'* ever rainy, foggy, or sometimes even cloudy, I'll run my projector fogs as "DRL'*." I think it looks way more stealthy that way. Only downside is that the interior lights on the dash are dimmer.
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