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Old 06-14-2013, 01:42 AM   #1
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Does anyone know how to disable daytime running lights on a 97 olds?

I'd rather use switch to turn lights on and off instead of auto
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Which ones? The DRL'* or do you have the Auto lights?
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I have auto lights with drl

how can I disable the drl or both

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DRL might be as simple as pulling a relay. To disable the auto lights, you essentially have to trick the light sensor into thinking its always light out. Some cars, it'* just a straight jumper across the wires, and others require a resistor that mocks the resistance of the sensor in daylight.
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The DRL'* read here...https://www.gmforum.com/everything-e...lights-292545/

And for the auto headlights, and I forget the value, but you need to pull the photo sensor from the top left of the dash, measure the resistance in full sunlight and use a resistor in equal value. Normally found at RadioShack.
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thanks mike

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The DRL'* read here...https://www.gmforum.com/everything-e...lights-292545/

And for the auto headlights, and I forget the value, but you need to pull the photo sensor from the top left of the dash, measure the resistance in full sunlight and use a resistor in equal value. Normally found at RadioShack.
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you may get lucky like i was. i popped my photo sensor out and wrapped the contacts in copper wire. no more auto lights now.
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so basically... just cut the wires and wrap bare wire together?


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you may get lucky like i was. i popped my photo sensor out and wrapped the contacts in copper wire. no more auto lights now.
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Here are a few pics of where this DRL module.. not that clear.. but easy to do

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