Tip & How-To about Honda Civic
Symptoms are: The daytime lights do not work,the DRL light is on. The high beam or low beam only works on one side and replacing the bulb does not fix it.The other symptom that can happen is a buzzing noise from the passenger side dash that does not go away unless the regular headlamps are switched on with the light switch.
What you need to do to repair this issue is remove the daytime module and resolder the solder joints on the relays mounted to the printed circuit board.
The module is located on the left side of the lower dash.Remove the lower cover below the bottom of the steering column.
If you look up about 8 inches and to the left you will see a grey module approx about 4x3 inches and an inch thick with a white connector mounted to an angle bracket with a 10mm bolt. .remove the bolt and lower the module.
Squeeze in the tab to release the electrical connector .
Once the module is out,using 2 screwdrivers carefully pry open the module by prying where the 4 lock tabs are.Once the end cover plate is removed,slide out the pc board that the connector is attached to.
If you take a close look at that board you will see that the solder joints that connect the black relays are all broken.
Resolder those bad solder joints and slide the board back in and the end cover just snaps back in.Re install in order of removal.
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