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Re: 2001 toyota corolla parking lights stay on
DRL module likely burned out. Just left of glove box latch hidden. Clean your battery terminals. I hacked my burned one with a single jumper wire from the only constant hot power input (greenish if I remember right, third pin over from one side) to its closest neighbor connection on the board (or the big solder ground anchor blobs) and pulled the high beam light bulb because that then stays on. Lights are now off, system finally hacked OK except for no high beam indicator. (Hi beams, lights all still work by the switch.) I haven't checked if lights are on automatically during the day yet.
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In Canada it's mandatory to have DRL(Daytime Running Lights). Your Corolla probably has this feature built in. it is a safety thing however I can understand you wanting them off if it's not the law where you live.
In our 1998 Corolla, I use the parking brake all the time - every time I park - and I've noticed the lights do not come on until I release the parking brake after starting the motor. When I park the car, until I shut off the engine, the lights stay on regardless of the parking brake status however, if I shut off the engine and restart with the parking brake on, the lights do not come on.
If you "adjust' the parking brake switch(i.e.: make e-brake light in your dash it stay on all the time) your lights will not go on until you turn them on via the multifunction lever(left side of wheel). This of course negates the benefits of the e-brake light working correctly (warning you that your e-brake is on or that your brake fluid level is low) which in itself is not so safe!
There is a fuse/relay (I think) in the big fusebox under the hood that has a DRL "spot", you might want to check if you can remove it and still turn the lights on manually when you want them on. Alternately, there is a fuse in the interior fuse box(in Canadian models anyway) labelled DRL. When that fuse is out, it seems the lights only turn ob when I turn them on manually.
Hope this helps and God bless,
Hello. you have a bad switch. Look up auto-electric repair shops in the yellow pages and call around to see what they will charge to change it for you. Regards, Joe ps - kindly rate my answer as helpful. thanks.
If you put your foot on the brake, the tail lights and parking lights will still come on. Possibly your brake is sticking. Check to see if it is and if it is put WD40 for a quick fix. See a tech for them to fix your brake alignment. Good Luck!
Hi my Name is Marcus . I have a 99 toyota corolla and i have problems with the brake lights . I have change the bulbs . I have check my fuses , i have also change the brake pad switch . I was told that i to change the brake switch with a part for Toyota Dealership . Plz help me
My '00 Subaru has a separate switch on the steering column for the parking lights, I never use it, but the lights will stay on with the key off. Look for a separate switch. If you find one ask the dealer for your $ back