Question about 1999 Toyota Camry Solara

2 Answers

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?

Posted by on

  • goeskew Oct 06, 2008

    Eriatilos@Gmail.com

    Thank you for your help :)


  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

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

    my email is rak2002@hotmail.com

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

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.

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Toyota Master
  • 1,861 Answers

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

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Headlights stay on, ignition turned off


If you turn car off and remove key from ignition, th? headlights will stay on until you open the driver side door, its part of an auto on headlight system. you can leave your selector light switch on the headlight position or on the daylight lamp relay (DRL) position. and open the driver side door and the lights will go out and not stay on. so it saves running your battery down. That feature is only on SLE trim line on the Solara.

Oct 06, 2014 | 2002 Toyota Camry Solara

1 Answer

Loction of hadlight mduel


which one?
what are the symptoms. must i help blind?
there are these parts. (maybe)
head lights.
relay(s) module.
DRL module.
wires and connectors
HL switch
HL Fuses.

the FSM covers this ,so does alldata.com (log in?)
i have a 04, and the relay are on cab left fuse box.
mine has DRL, dayligh running lights option (i hate it)
does yours. its very much different, and DRL is way less reliable.
the DRLs love to MELT on Suzuki cars. (trash)
I'lll ASSume its non DRL here i the drawing,
got a voltmeter?we can find true cause in minute work.


here is the schematic
small photo sucks, here at fixyah, but can send a link
to real, if serious. most are not. here.
as you can see there is just 1 relay. no DRL.
the engine size also dictates the fuse box size.
as does other major options. but if you open
your operators guide, it will have the fuse blow drawing there
and the relay shown.
the DRL module is just to right of steering shaft behind dash.
the Relays are just above left toe (USA CARS) and at Fuse box
(the boxes vary , so get the operators guide for your car, matching your engine. mines H25, below is simple non DRL.
the fsm covers it 100% get that.


30f17622-ea16-4609-bfd1-19401d2ff5b4.jpg

Aug 27, 2014 | 1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara

1 Answer

2003 Chevy mlibu, headlights won't turn off, which is draining my battery everytime the car engine is turned off. Where is the fuse for the headlights located and which fuse is it?


your malibu should have DRL, or daytime running lights. there are several fuses and relays associated with them. there are a few under the hood in your fuse box. just look for the diagram under the fuse box cover and locate the DRL or daytime running lights. hopefully that will help

Aug 17, 2013 | 2003 Chevrolet Malibu

2 Answers

Can't find 1998 GMC Jimmy Daytime Running Light Module


I could be wrong(it would not be the first or last time) but in your vehicle i think what you call the DRL relay IS the DRL module. By the way if you need to know something about the electrical system in a vehicle (especially GM) don't go to Haynes. They try to pack several years of vehicles in one book and that does not work well. If you want good info on your vehicle, go to your GM dealer and tell them you want to read the manual. They don't advertise it, but they are supposed to give you free access to the information. They will let you look, but will charge or not allow photocopying(depends on the dealers mood) of the material. You can write down all the notes you wnt!

May 05, 2017 | GMC Jimmy Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Removing windshield wipers


Take to the Auto Spare shop and they will fit them when you buy them from there. but they are easy once you have done them once

Oct 10, 2009 | 2006 Toyota Solara

1 Answer

Day time running lights, how to disable


Look in the fuse block for the DRL relay, or a DRL fuse. Remove the relay or fuse. Make sure your regular lighting system still functions!

Jul 24, 2009 | 2005 Subaru Forester

2 Answers

Dim headlight don't work but bright does and bulbs are ok


Several things on your cavalier could cause this to happen...
If it's just your high-beams, low-beams, or DRL that are out (just one), start with the DRL relay (in the fuse box). If that's not it, and it's not the DRL, try the multi-function switch (the thing attached to the left of your steering wheel, the headlight switch/cruise control switch). If all that checks out ok the next place to look under the hood... there is a pin-out connector/harness under the battery box (located in the front on the driver's side) that may be corroded. It is attached to the underside, and not easy to see without a mirror. If there is corrosion on the battery box, this connector is probably corroded as well...anything that runs off the battery will find it's way to this connector.

Note for anyone else that reads this: Different people will experience similar problems, sometimes with the low-beams, sometimes with the highs, because of different corrosion patterns and the DRLs being run from different bulbs.
Good luck...i hope this helps, please take time to rate me a fixya.

Jul 22, 2009 | 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier

2 Answers

Have a honda odessey 2000. needs a new DRL relay; but cant find it under the dash _any ideas _


the daytime running lights control unit is behind the glove box. You must first remove the glove box to access the control unit. However, the fuses that supply power to control unit functions are accessible in several fuse boxes. the No. 3 and 8 fuses (15A) and No. 14 fuse (40A) in the engine compartment fuse box, the No. 5 fuse (7.5A) in the driver's kick panel fuse box, and the No. 6 fuse (10A) in the passenger's kick panel fuse box all supply power in some way to the DRL unit. Other inputs that can affect the DRL system include a faulty parking brake switch, faulty combination light switch, faulty headlight relays or blown bulbs, and even the brake fluid float switch.

Apr 04, 2009 | 1997 Honda Odyssey

1 Answer

Which fuse do you take out to shut off the day time running lights???


In your fuse box you'll find the DRL relay. this is the one that you remove to shut the daytime running lights off. This fuse box or relay center is located under the hood.

Jun 19, 2008 | 1993 Toyota Corolla

Not finding what you are looking for?
1999 Toyota Camry Solara Logo

1,381 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70346 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6864 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...