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Old 07-15-2004, 08:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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(ive done a search but found nothing)

Will it cost me anything to activate daytime running lights for my car?
Will they be permanently on? or do i switch it to *automatic light switch* to turn them on?

any response would help me out. thanks.
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Most manufacturers use a plug in module. I am not a fan of DRLs and here is why, with DRL fucntioning the taillights are inoperative and in low visibility conditions or even at dusk, too often you approach a nearly invisible car from the rear and SHAZAM you are stareing at a big metal fanny. If Uncle needed us to have DRL then he should have provided for activation of the tail lights as well.
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Volvo daylights = front and rear
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yea my moms volvo does that
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On the e36 there is a relay that turns them on and off. You need to buy the non-DRL relay.
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bc right now i dont have them. i want them on. but sometimes i wont want them on.
but i found out that only the dealership can turn them on/off.

is there a non-relay that i should mention to the dealership?
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on the e36, DRLs are activated by a relay. if you don't have them, then the car isn't equipped with the propper relay, so you would need to go to the dealer and buy one. I think that the e46 and newer cars are different, and that info is actually contained in the key. What car do you drive? I'll move this to that forum so the people who drive it my know better.
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