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I dont like the look of the half bright lights. so im looking to run my marker lights in their place... but unfortunately the DRL's still stay on...Driving with the parking brake down one click doesnt work... lights come on after 30ft. so short of splicing in a relay on my low beam headlight wire to stop the flow of current... anyone done something simpler?
 

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I can turn mine off with the flick of a switch through my plow harness. You may look into something like that ... but it is illegal and you will be charged for running without them so make sure you can go back to stock easily after you pay the 1st fine for intentionally disconnecting them.
... go ahead and ask me how I know. :beer
 

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Nope. You have a Canadian truck an in Canada it is a law that you must have them on at all times. You might try a programer like bully dog where they have the option to turn them off. You could always hook up a realy system though, but that is a pain.
 

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Are you guys serious? Illegal to run without your DTRL's on? Is there anything you can do without getting into trouble these days?
 

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I believe Canada's had the daytime running light laws for quite a few years. I would hate that. I hate them. Especialy GM trucks. They always have one burned out. VERY rarely do I see one that actualy has both light working.
 

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I believe Canada's had the daytime running light laws for quite a few years. I would hate that. I hate them. Especialy GM trucks. They always have one burned out. VERY rarely do I see one that actualy has both light working.
:lol3: Thats true, i've said that many times myself, what's up with that? :rof
 

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Especialy GM trucks. They always have one burned out. VERY rarely do I see one that actualy has both light working.
thats cause the socket for that bulb always melts. *former GM tech*
 

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On my Chevy, I just took out the bulbs. My one light problem was fixed really easily. I don't think you can do that though. Did you try taking out the fuse or relay?
 

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Canada has had the DRL law as far back as I can remember. Only reason I know that is I've been reading the owner's manual's of my parents cars since I was old enough to read. :lol3:
 

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On my Chevy, I just took out the bulbs. My one light problem was fixed really easily. I don't think you can do that though. Did you try taking out the fuse or relay?
its all part of the FCM (Forward Control Module) so theres no fuse or relay unfortunately... i've found a possible solution to the problem.. so i'll let you guys know what i find
 

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Oh.....I know my Chevy had a relay. I took that and the bulbs out. I don't know as much as I want to know about Dodges (yet).
 

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I know on the 2000 era gm truck there were two ways to bypass the drl's first was setting the parking brake one click and that shut them off and the other was the round button next to the light switch that selected wether the lights came on when the driver door was open. If i remember right you had to push the button four times and that would bypass the drl's. Or maybe that bypassed the photo cell that turned your lights on when it got dark out. Thats all I got
 
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