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Day time running lights

I want to disconnect my daytime running lights does anyone know how to do this without damaging anything .

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  • zoom6gt Feb 27, 2009

    because they burn out headlights to fast and i like to turn on my parklights as soon as i start my car.

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    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    considering this is a safety feature of your car... i can't really legally tell you how....

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    why do you want to disconnect them ?

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Just pull the bulbs out

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