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2001 Taco Headlight "Off" Modification

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by srsupertrap, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. Jan 12, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    srsupertrap

    srsupertrap [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The 2001 Taco has an annoying safety feature in my opinion. When you start the Taco the headlights turn On even when the Light Switch is Off. Does anyone know of a simple modification like replacing a fuse relay from a earlier year to bypass this unnecessary safety feature?

    I searched and didn't find the thread.
     
  2. Jan 12, 2009 at 9:10 PM
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    TRD4x4858

    TRD4x4858 Taco Traitor!

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    BONE STOCK! lol
    My 01 doesnt do that, wierd
     
  3. Jan 12, 2009 at 9:16 PM
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    TacoNut

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    just did it on my buddies 03 today. Look under the drivers side dash under the steering wheel. There is a relay that actually says running lights on a light blue sticker... Pull out the harnas and cut the 2nd wire(white with black stripe) replace the harnas and your done!!! There is a write up on ttora if you search for it
     
  4. Jan 12, 2009 at 9:34 PM
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  5. Jan 13, 2009 at 12:50 PM
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    srsupertrap

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  6. Jan 13, 2009 at 1:02 PM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    my 02 doesn't have that problem or DRL's.
     
  7. Jan 13, 2009 at 1:04 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    Same here.
     
  8. Jan 13, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    my 04 has them. whats so annoying about them though?
     
  9. Jan 13, 2009 at 7:12 PM
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    HMMMMMM...........I have a 02 TRD Limited and I have no DRL's or this problem either weird.
     
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