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I want to wire the headlights using relays but don't know how to make daytime lights connections

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  • bpv2 Nov 26, 2010

    In Canada our newer cars and trucks lights come on with reduced brightness as soon as the ignition switch is turned on without turning on the main headlight switch. this is a visibility safety feature.

  • bpv2 Nov 26, 2010

    Thank you very much for your assistance. Phil

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I hope this helps, as reference guide; work for 2001 (click over pic for zoom)...

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Fig. Daytime Running Lamps, Page 01 (2001)








Fig. Daytime Running Lamps, Page 02 (2001)




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Please explain what exactly you mean by daytime running lights ,as if it is what i think it is then only swedish cars have this

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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    Colin Stickland Nov 27, 2010

    yes just like the swedish but they use 21 watt side light bulbs in the front side lights ,glad to see someone else has given you the wiring diagram ,here in spain we could do with self tintiing windscreens as its so bright here idnt know about this new law for canada though thats a new one me ,learn a lot on here about different laws and different vehicles on here though to be honest .

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SOURCE: low beam headlight /daytime light are not working

It's on the driver's side. Remove all the plastic & it's in there.Big rectangle, black box,about 1.5" thick,lotta wires.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: My daytime running lights stopped working. I put

If the relay does not help your modual has burnt out that is a common failure

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Where is the Daytime driving Lamp relay located

follow the wires to the drl relay. It must be inline from the regular light switch to the headlamps. I have a 1990 Cadillac Deville that has an aftermarket module that controls the daytime running lamps, and it is mounted on the driver's side wheel well.

Some relays are found in the fuse box under the hood.

If your daytime running lamps burnt out, take it to an electrical shop and ask them to check it out.

If you buy an aftermarket daytime running lamp kit, they can install it for you.

But, I agree, you should check for voltage and function at the relay for the daytime running lamps on your Astro.

But, if all else fails, the electrical shop should be able to diagnose and repair this problem.

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

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All of my running lights and blinkers work and high beams but no low beams on my 1997 Chevrolet TahoeA


Headlamps Inoperative - Low Beams

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DEFINITION: This diagnostic procedure should only be used if the high beam headlamps are operating properly and the low beams are inoperative.

1

Did you perform the Headlights System Check?
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Go to Step 2
Go to Headlight System Check

2

  1. Turn the headlamp and panel dimmer switch to the ON position.
  2. Move the headlamp dimmer switch to the LOW position.
  3. Backprobe the headlamp dimmer switch connector with a J 35616-200 from cavity A to ground.

Does the test lamp light?
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Go to Step 3
Go to Step 5

3

  1. Remove the daytime running lamp relay.
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Does the test lamp light?
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Go to Step 4
Go to Step 6

4

  1. Re-install the daytime running lamp relay.
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Does the test lamp light?
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Go to Step 7
Go to Step 8

5

Replace the headlamp dimmer switch.

Is the repair complete?
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Go to Headlight System Check
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6

Repair the open in CKT 359 (PPL) between the headlamp dimmer switch and the daytime running lamp relay.

Is the repair complete?
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Go to Headlight System Check
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7

Replace the high/low beam headlamps.

Is the repair complete?
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Go to Headlight System Check
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8

  1. Inspect for an open in CKT 12 (TAN) between the daytime running lamp relay and S120, repair as necessary.
  2. Replace the daytime running lamp relay if no open was found in CKT 12 (TAN) between the daytime running lamp relay and S120.

Is the repair complete?
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Go to Headlight System Check
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