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Killing the DRL on a 2005 VW Jetta 2.5

What about disconnecting something at the hand brake as that appears to be what toggles the Daytime Running Lights instead of going in through the ignition switch? /cromo

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You want to disable the DRL's? You need to do it with Vag-Com (diagnostic software) You can find someone near you that has the software and cable if you don't have it. www.vagcomlocator.com

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Hi my name is Larry I have a 1998 Pontiac sunfire & my problem that I have is I have low beam. But no high beam.


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Action
Value(s)
Yes
No
1
Did you perform the Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) System Check?
--
YES - Go to Step 2
NO - Go to Daytime Running Lights (DRL) System Check
2
Disconnect the turn/hazard headlamp switch connector C1.
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--
YES - Go to Step 3
NO - Go to Step 4
3
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Did you complete the repair?
--
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--
4
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Step
Action
Normal Result(s)
Abnormal Result(s)*
1
Turn the headlamp switch to the HEAD position.
Turn the headlamp dimmer switch to the LOW position.
The low beam headlamps are ON.
The high beam headlamps are OFF.
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2
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What relay's ?
The instrument cluster controls the headlamp systems that include daytime running lamps (DRL). The system allows the headlamps to operate at a reduced intensity when all of the following conditions apply:
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Step
Action
Value(s)
Yes
No
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Did you perform the Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) System Check?
--
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NO - Go to Daytime Running Lights (DRL) System Check
2
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--
YES - Go to Step 3
NO - Go to Step 4
3
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--
NO - Go to Daytime Running Lights (DRL) System Check
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4
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Did you complete the repair?
--
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--

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