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Old 01-28-2012, 08:48 PM
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How to disable daytime running lights....

I just installed the relays and 12g wire for my headlights and it works great.

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When I just have the truck running and headlights off the daytime running lights is screwing up the relays. That just sit there and buzz. Like not enough power to properly close the circuit.

How would I disable the daytime runnin lights? Or any other suggestions? Once the headlights are on the buzzing stops and they work great. It's just the damn daytime running lights that are messing with me now
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Just drive with the headlights on, its safer.

Not sure on these trucks, didn't even know it was an option. On newer vehicles its a different headlight switch.
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Old 01-28-2012, 08:57 PM
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Canadian vehicles it's mandatory and has been for many years. There's no switch for it. When the key is on if the headlights aren't the daytime running lights are on.

I don't want to have to use my headlights during the day. And don't want to burn out that relay either
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So if its mandatory in Canada, and you still live in Canada....why do you want to disable them? Wouldn't that net you a ticket?
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They won't ticket for it. But it won't pass inspection with out them. I'd like to just unplu the module or something if I can. Unles there's a way to make them work and not make the relay buzz
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Remove the DRL relay.
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It doesn't show a relay in the owners manual. It shows a 30A fuse which is for daytime running lights, headlight flash-to-pass and horn.
And a 15A fuse for daytime running lamp module, back up lights oxygen sensor heater and trailer battery charge relay.

Anyone know where the module is? Maybe I can just in plug it
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Its a module on the drivers side of the rad support. Its hard to get at. I disabled mine cause the truck looks hella mean with the side markers and signal lights on. Its only mandatory on newer vehicles obviously older vehicles on the road did not have them so no one is going to say anything. Just unplug all wires going to and from the module.
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Its kinda peeping out in the picture, the module itself is placed at an angle on the rad support.
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Got it, thanks!
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