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Old 10-01-2003, 03:03 AM   #1
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I guess it'* safer and all, but i dont like how it looks.
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Hey, Army.

You ever consider being a Librarian?


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I may not be the brightest bulb on the tree, but trivial crap like that tends to get caught in the old gray matter...
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As told by Boseman350:

I went to the pontiac garage today and read their service manual for 10 minutes. I found that there is a resistor next to the horn on the driver'* side fenderwell. It is behind the black pcm tray and adjacent to the horn itself. It is white porcelien and has a electrical connector into it. If you yank the 2 prong wire, you now have no more DRLs.

So far it hasn't turned on any check engine lights. I haven't had the chance to test if it has any other side effects, but I doubt it does.

Good luck! If you have any more ?'* let me know.
Anyone else successfully do this?
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Boseman350 did it, and it worked. That'* good enough for me. You can always undo it later, or use a switch.
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anyone know if this is effective on the 2000+ model years?
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The DRL'* on The 2000+ model years are set up differently. The high beams are placed in series (DRL relay instead of resistor as in 96-99 models) for DRL operation. I thought someone had posted a procedure for defeating the DRL (in another forum) for the 2000+ model years.
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Hmm, on my '91, my dad did find a way to disable the DRL'*... but not intentionally. He was checking one of the relays - I can't tell you which one, but it checked out okay.

By removing the relay, DRL'* were lost, however, unfortunately, the auto-on headlights were lost as well. Perhaps somebody know what relay I'm talking about

Oh, by the way, the relay was reinstalled... I have DRL'* :P
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Hey, was it Boseman that did this so he could sneak up to his girlfriend'* house at night without her Dad knowing? Anyone remember that story?
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