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Old 06-10-2011, 01:09 PM   #21
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Thread revival!! I also noticed a little melting on my lights as well. I'm going to do the switch mod to turn them on and off as I please.
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Old 08-17-2011, 03:46 PM   #22
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Okay I finally got some time this past weekend to do this mod. This is for anyone that might have knowledge or can help me out. I'm pretty sure I know what I did but just want some confirmation. I cut the red/green wire like posted and added a toggle switch with an LED light indicator. For power for the LED light I just used an add-a-fuse line and tapped into the fuse block. Now....I think I wired something backwards on the switch and I turned on the DTRL's and they worked for a few seconds then shut off. After that the DTRL's wouldnt work at all even without the switch. Is it possible I fried the flasher relay (small black box the wiring harness plugs into)?? Thats what I think I did. Or do you think its the wiring harness itself? Everything else up front works, turn signals and hazards, just no DTRL's.
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Okay I finally got some time this past weekend to do this mod. This is for anyone that might have knowledge or can help me out. I'm pretty sure I know what I did but just want some confirmation. I cut the red/green wire like posted and added a toggle switch with an LED light indicator. For power for the LED light I just used an add-a-fuse line and tapped into the fuse block. Now....I think I wired something backwards on the switch and I turned on the DTRL's and they worked for a few seconds then shut off. After that the DTRL's wouldnt work at all even without the switch. Is it possible I fried the flasher relay (small black box the wiring harness plugs into)?? Thats what I think I did. Or do you think its the wiring harness itself? Everything else up front works, turn signals and hazards, just no DTRL's.

Just curious for an update, did you figure out what happened?
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:37 PM   #24
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Just curious for an update, did you figure out what happened?
Yeah I actually got a new relay and harness and that wasnt the issue because my DTRL's still didnt work so I'm pretty sure I fried something else when I wired it backwards, just never figured out what I fried. I ended up taking it all out and selling the DTRL kit here on TW. Plus I just said forget it cause the DTRL's were fading out my rear reflectors from the heat of the light bulbs.
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Hi all,
I am new to this site so I'm not sure what to do here!! So after following the treads on DRL I would like to turn them off on my 2011 Taco. Does cutting the red/green wire apply to my vehical also???
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:10 PM   #27
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Ok i bought this switch to use to do the DRL Enable/Disable mod http://www.oznium.com/scion-switch-led and i don't know how to wire it. What places on the switch do i put the two wires?? Here is a wiring diagram for the switch if that helps. http://www.oznium.com/scion-switch-led/tech Also what type of wire do i use to extend the green wire to the switch?

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Old 10-09-2012, 06:07 PM   #28
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Quick and easy mod to turn off and on DRLs. Thanks to the OP for posting the DRL mod and then this mod.

A six dollar switch and a little wiring and solder allready in the toolbox:





Hopefully it will stop this from getting worse:

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hi all, quick question about the wiring. Does the wire from the black plastic clip or white plastic clip go to the power post, and which one goes to the accessory post of the switch, thanks! or does it not matter?
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Old 01-14-2014, 07:27 PM   #32
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has anybody wired their drl to a lighted switch, my switch works perfectly, but i can't get my switch to light up by grounding it, I was thinking is there the possibility that there is not enough power coming from the drl relay?
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Old 07-16-2014, 11:57 AM   #33
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Bump.

Doing this mod this weekend. tired of burning out the lenses and plug sockets on my 09. Third set of headlights and 4 plug sockets later.

You will need 12V power from another source. There is not enough power to run the LED on the switch from the DRL circuit.

Thanks again to the previous posters for the wiring information.
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I ran my DTRL switch into a fog light switch (used FJ roof light switch) with a relay

its a 5 wire switch and also lights up with the night light. check my build or pm me and i'll remember to dig out how I did the wiring.
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