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2012 tacoma DRL problem?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by chaz834, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. Mar 22, 2013 at 8:36 PM
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    chaz834

    chaz834 [OP] Tacoma 4 Life.

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    I just did a retro about a week ago everything works fine, but noticed today one of my DRL bulbs does not come on. I did touch the bulb with my fingers could this be what caused this issue?
     
  2. Mar 22, 2013 at 9:21 PM
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    chaz834

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  3. Mar 22, 2013 at 9:32 PM
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    i BELIEVE the oil on your fingers only mess up headlights not the DRL bulbs. but there maybe a loose connection
     
  4. Mar 22, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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    I thought that something!! But I swapped the bulbs and it worked fine on the side that wasn't working. Must be a defective bulb maybe?
     
  5. Mar 22, 2013 at 9:39 PM
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    senojeelnodnarb

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    if you switched bulbs and it worked, id say bad bulb
     
  6. Mar 22, 2013 at 9:44 PM
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    chaz834

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    I think it might be thanks man I just hope my hid's aren't playing a role in this.
     
  7. Mar 22, 2013 at 9:49 PM
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    no problem. i dont have retros but now that i did the foglight anytime mod my DRLs come on when they want to. (random statement)
     
  8. Mar 22, 2013 at 9:52 PM
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    That's odd I thought about doing that mod to, not sure if I want to now if that might happen to me.
     
  9. Mar 22, 2013 at 10:08 PM
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    na its defiantly worth it. the DTRL dont come on when i dont want them to. just sometimes dont work when i have the "DTRL only" selected
     
  10. Mar 22, 2013 at 10:11 PM
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    Oh I see I can't turn my DTRL off do you have a 2013 or a different model I have a sport.
     
  11. Mar 22, 2013 at 11:12 PM
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    senojeelnodnarb

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    my bad, i miss-read. i thought you said 2013 not 2012. i have a 13
     
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