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Solara DRL's I tried removing several different DRL fuses, and my DRL's still run. and Im afraid to remove the relay, and I HATE DRL's. Help anyone?

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  • goeskew Oct 06, 2008

    Thank you for your help :)

  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

    I have the same problem ... so please send me the solution..

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I also have a '99 Solara. I hate the DRL's also, and had to disable them when I got Xenon headlights. What you have to do is remove the trim around your radio. To do this gently use a flat head screwdriver and pry around the outside. This doesn't take too much effort. Then unscrew the 4 bolts holding the radio in and remove the radio. Now look behind the radio and to the left and you will see a blue wire harness plugged into a module. You need to unclip this harness from the module (was hard for me because of my big hands) but eventually you will get it. Now look at the wire colors and find the red wire with blue markings on it. Thats the one you want to pull out. You cannot just pull this wire out. You need to carefully open the harness with a safety pin, carefully unsnapping it and exposing all of the wire ends. Pull out the red/blue wire and tape it back. Plug harness back into relay and test your work before reassembling everything.

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Removal of fuses or the relay will not cease the DRLs on your car. There is a Toyota Technical Service bulletin that outlines this proceedure, but, I cannot upload it to this page, as it is a .pdf.
The proceedure involves removing a particular pin from the DRL main relay, and grounding it.

If you want, please provide your e-mail address, I will send you a copy.

Toyota Ed

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

  • Toyota Ed Oct 03, 2008

    Sorry, omitted from last post:

    Or, you could go & ask a Toyota dealer to provide you with a copy of the necessary Tech Svc Bulletin:

    # EL011-00



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