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disable DRL's

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by dka, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. dka

    dka [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok so i searched about 3 diff forums on how to disable my DRL's on my 04 tacoma everywhere i look its always cut the second wire but i heard that wire is the ground which sounds like i dont wanna mess with that haha also it leads to the highbeam lite to turn on

    and the second way i hurd is to cut the first wire can someone lead me in the right direction i really want to get rid of these drls so i can get some hids! and i dont want to go do my last option which is go to the dealer and get ripped off lol anyone have experience with the drl's?
     
  2. dka

    dka [OP] Well-Known Member

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    here is a pic ohh and i tried pulling the fuse it jus turned my headlights off all togther
    [​IMG]
     
  3. dka

    dka [OP] Well-Known Member

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    bump no one knows?
     
  4. dka

    dka [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok well i went thru with it and cut the wire every thing works great no illuminated hi beam light its all good
     
  5. shelton1092

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    just got hids installed.. how did yall locate this wire.. all my harnesses are in the hardest places to reach?!
     
  6. david7268

    david7268 Well-Known Member

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    NONE.....yet!
    Shelton, that harness is driver's side under the dash. Just did that about a month ago.....just like the picture says.
     
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    What are DRL's?
     
  8. david7268

    david7268 Well-Known Member

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    Daytime Running Lights!
     
  9. vantaco

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    do the US trucks come with DRL's?

    Just wondering how to add them if i buy a US truck and bring it back to canada since we have to have DRL's (I'd then remove them after inspection)
     
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    david7268 Well-Known Member

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    NONE.....yet!
    I believe most of them do. That's why the DRL mod is so popular.
     
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    My '02 does not have daylight Running lights.........and I am very grateful for that.:eek:
     
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    Did the same thing the other day and I can't seem to find anything that looks identical. More pics please!
     
  13. Norton

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    It's been a while since I did mine but, as I recall, I followed the instructions here and here. (Both of them refer to the attached DRL TSB.)
     

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  14. htuong95

    htuong95 Have a nice day

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    I disabled my drl last year because I didn't want my HID's on all the time. I am pretty sure I cut the first wire just like in the picture. I can always reconnect that wire back if I want my drl back :)
     
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    htuong95 Have a nice day

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    Behind the OBDII connector. Right of the steering wheel and left of the radio.
     
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    Honey badger Honey badger hits whatever tree he wants to hit!!

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    So did you cut the first wire and it worked?
     
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    Glad you figured it out! (That was why I posted those links, that included pictures... ;))
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    Honey badger Honey badger hits whatever tree he wants to hit!!

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