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How to Disable Daylight Running Lights?

Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by jfrye, Apr 8, 2018.

  1. Apr 8, 2018 at 2:32 PM
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    jfrye

    jfrye [OP] New Member

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    I just acquired a new 2000 SR5 and the Daylight Running Lights won't shut off unless I unplug the battery. The circuit for them must've been moved because the 7.5A fuse that runs them won't shut them off when I remove it. Is there an individual wire that goes up to the headlights that runs them on low power, or some kind of step-down transformer that I can yank out? I'm okay with completely disabling them, I just can't have them on when the truck is parked.
     
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  2. Apr 9, 2018 at 7:33 PM
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    PCRIDE4RUNNER

    PCRIDE4RUNNER New Member

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    It should be as simple as cutting one of the wires that go into the bulb harness. One wire has a constant power when the vehicle is one. I’d get a meter, test each one until you find the constant

    Just guessing however....
     

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