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Low beam and DRL will not come on

High beams work just finea long with the blinkers. But the DRL and low beams do not come on at all. All fuses and relays have been checked. Thinking it is the dimmer switch. How do you replace it?

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Most headlight switches are pop in style that u just pop out of the dash and gently undo the electrical connector and replace it in reverse order, however all GM cars have individual relays for the lights so You may want to try a new relay first.

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No low beam. Good high beam. No day lights. What's wrong?


No on the fuse . The LH HDLP and RH HDLP fuse in the fuse block - under hood, supply battery positive voltage to both low and high beam lamps at all times. For manual operation, when the headlamp switch is in the ON position, the headlamp switch supplies ground directly to the headlamps and to the body control module (BCM) on the headlamp low or high beam signal circuit, depending on the position of the headlamp dimmer switch. The BCM uses this signal to determine if the conditions are present to illuminate the daytime running lamps or park lamps.
The headlamps may be turned on 2 different ways. First, when the driver places the headlamp switch in the ON position, for manual operation. Second, with the headlamp switch placed in the OFF position activating automatic lamp control (ALC).For ALC operation, the BCM receives a signal from the ambient light sensor indicating a low or high ambient, outside, light level. Under low light conditions the BCM grounds the headlamp relay control circuit energizing the headlamp control relay. The now closed relay supplies ground through the headlamp switch to the headlamps and the BCM on the headlamp low or high beam signal circuit, depending on the position of the headlamp dimmer switch. When the BCM grounds the headlamp relay control circuit it also grounds the park lamp relay control circuit illuminating the park lamps. The headlamp relay is grounded at G203.
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
The low beam headlamps operate at reduced intensity when in daytime running lamps (DRL) mode. The ground circuit to the switch side of the DRL relay has a resistor in-line to reduce the intensity of the low beam headlamps for DRL operation. The body control module (BCM) receives a signal from the ambient light sensor indicating a low or high ambient, outside, light level. Under daylight conditions the BCM grounds the DRL relay control circuit energizing the DRL control relay. The now closed relay supplies ground directly to the low beam headlamps and to the BCM on the headlamp low beam signal circuit. The low beam headlamps now illuminate with reduced intensity. The DRL relay is grounded at G203. Any time the headlamps are illuminated the DRL will not illuminate. Manual park lamps do not effect DRL operation.

Feb 23, 2016 | 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS

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No power to right side (PS) headlight low beam plug socket, new bulb, fuse is good. High beam works, blinker works, park light works. just no low beam and doesn't register any voltage on volt meter.


check low beam fuse when switched on if it has voltage registering across the fuse ,if there is voltage across the low beam RHS fuse then it is possibly a pinched wire from the headlight running back towards inside of the car

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Daytime running lights not working


Assuming this is an LX, check 7.5A fuses 9 and 5 in the driver's underdash fuse/relay box. Fuse 9 applies power to the DRL indicator light in the gauge assembly which connects to the DRL control unit. Fuse 5 supplies power to the DRL control unit when the ignition is on. Also check 100A fuse 41 in the underhood fuse/relay box which supplies power to the headlight relays. Setting the headlight switch to HEAD causes the headlight relays to close and apply power through 20A fuses 45 and 43 in the underhood fuse/relay box to the low beams. Low beam power also passes through the DRL diode to close the high beam cut relay and prevent high beam use during DRL operation.

Sep 23, 2012 | 2002 Honda Accord

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2005 monte carlo drl won't tun on and i have no Low beams too. High beams, turning signals and hazards works. I replaced the bulbs, still drl and low bemas don't work. Checked all fuses and th


CHECK UNDER HOOD FUSE BLOCK FOR FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKER AND RELAYS....IF NOT IT IS AN ELECTRICAL DIAGNOSES. USE A MULTI METER TO SEE IF YOU ARE GETTING CLOSE TO 12 VOLTS AT SOURCE!
***NO EASY FIX...ALMOST EVER!!!

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Daytime Running Lights Inoperative 2002 Toyota Camry


[Information] For a 2002 Toyota Camry, the Daytime Running Lights (DRL) operate utilizing the High Beams (inner Lamps closer to the center of the vehicle front) at a reduced power.

[The troubleshooting process:] Review the Owner's Manual and ensure the test configuration matches the following criteria:
1. According to the 2002 Toyota Camry Owner's Manual (Check your Owners Manual):
"The DRL system will make your headlights come on at a reduced brightness when:
The light switch s in the "DRL" position.
The ignition is on with the engine running.
The headlight switch is off.
The parking brake is released."


2. Set the Test Conditions according to Step 1 above.

3. Check the headlight bulbs to ensure they are not burned out. If one burns out, there is a fair chance that the other would have burned out at the same time. Replace as necessary. In this case, if the high beams operate, the DRLs should also operate.
4. Test the system, ensuring the step 1 conditions are set. (Engine running, Multi-function Switch on Turn Signals in "DRL" position, headlight switch off (repeating what the manual says -- it should be obvious that in the "DRL" position, the headlight switch should be off / do not have the switch positioned to "High Beam"), and the Parking Brake "off").
5. If DRL lights do not work, check the engine compartment Fuse and Relay Box. there is a 5 Amp DRL fuse -- replace it with the spare. Test (step 4).
6. If it does not work, swap around or replace relays -- there are three (3). Any one of them could be bad (stuck or burned out). Test (step 4).
7. Other less likely possible issues could be that the Multi-function Switch is broken or a connection / wire is broken. [Beyond the scope of this process.]


My problem was that the test configuration did not have the engine running and parking brake off - Step 1. Problem solved with much thought, repetitive tests on the vehicle and going back to the basics -- what does the Owner's Manual say and where are the applicable fuses and relays located?

Dec 30, 2011 | 2002 Toyota Camry

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Both low beam headlamps quit working suddenly. High beams still working. Fuses look good, plus, low beam driver and low beam passenger are two separate fuses. Is there a hidden low-beam relay?


Headlamp relays are most always in the engine compartment in one of several power distribution boxes. It could be the dimmer switch, DRL module, or both bulbs. This happens because the lights are so bright, one low beam has burned out, and goes unnoticed until the other one burns out also.
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) use the low beam but at a reduced power, which shortens their working life. Hope this helps.

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No headlights


You need to start by checking the fuse for your headlights (low beams). The DRL could be be bad, but I have not seen them go out very often.

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My low beams work on my headlights but my High beams wont come on


Take a look at this link regarding DRL system. I know it's not exact truck but most of it would apply to yours too. It should give you hints on what to test & how.
http://www.fordf150.net/howto/drl.php

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Where is the module for the day time running lights on a dodge ram B 1500? 1996


Notes CIRCUIT OPERATION - CANADA
On Canadian vehicles, the low-beam headlamps operate when the ignition switch is in the RUN position and the headlamp switch is OFF.

When the ignition switch is in the START or RUN position, circuit A1 from fuse 15 in the Power Distribution Center (PDC) connects to circuit A21. Circuit A21 powers circuit F18 through fuse 19 in the fuse block. Circuit F18 feeds the Daytime Running Module (DRL) module.

Circuit L20 from the headlamp switch connects to DRL module. Circuit L20 is HOT at all times.

The DRL module receives the vehicle speed sensor input from circuit G7. Circuit G34 from the DRL module provides power for the high beam indicator lamp in the instrument cluster.

Circuit L4 powers the low beams of the headlamps. When the headlamp switch is OFF, the DRL module powers the low beams on circuit L4. When the headlamps are ON, the multi-function switch powers the low beams on circuit L4.

Circuit L3 feeds the high beams of the headlamps. When the operator flashes the headlamps with the stalk of the multi-function switch, the DRL module senses voltage on circuit L3. When it senses voltage on circuit L3, the DRL module stops supplying power to the low beams on circuit L4.

Circuit Z1 provides ground for the DRL module.

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