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Jan 17, 3:21pm - #376568 
Disable Auto-On Lights question

Im reading an install guide from another website for disabling my auto on lights at night. I looked at the fuse box under my dash to find the "yellow wire with green stripe" and found about 3 or four yellow wires drool. One has no stripe at all, and two have dark stripes. In this picture from the other website, I cant tell if the arrow is pointing to the general fuse box, or to a specific wire to cut. Ill copy and paste the short install guide and picture for you to see. Thanks.
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This is a really easy mod to do. All you have to do is remove your shift boot, and ashtray, etc. Get the the fuse box, and unplug the harness that is on the lower right side of this picture. Once you have it unplugged, you will want to cut wire #17. This wire is Yellowish with a green stripe. You will want to cut it about a inch or two away from the harness connector, so you can reattach it if you sell the car, etc. Once you cut the wire, tape both ends off with electrical tape, and put everything back together.

Now the picture which I was questioning above..

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Jan 17, 3:47pm - #376569 
its pointing to the wire you cut

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Jan 17, 5:46pm - #376570 
I don't know about Texas, but I know some states require that vehicles with DRLs can not and should not be disabled or even tampered with. I'm just warning you!


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Jan 17, 6:11pm - #376571 
^^put a toggle switch on it..so if you need to have it on then you can flip the switch then it's on..


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Jan 17, 6:15pm - #376572 
thats the same site i used to do mine. that wire sticking out is the one you have to cut, hence it being cut. so thats the wire in the fouth hole from the right by the look of it

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Jan 17, 6:28pm - #376573 
yea whatever about that law, ill keep my lights on.. Its only when im showing my celica so you can see the underglow of my car better... So before I cut it, its the one thats kinda hangin over the edge in the picture?

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Jan 17, 7:56pm - #376574 
Why would you want to disable the DRL's? Sounds pointless to me...


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Jan 17, 8:23pm - #376575 
Its not the daytime running lights. Its the feature that turns on your low beams automatically when it gets too dark.

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Jan 17, 8:27pm - #376576 
yeah thus, disabling your DRL's as well

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Jan 17, 10:19pm - #376577 
IMO DRLs are gay...they ruin the look of your car in the day...and you cant turn off ur lights at night whenever you want thumbsdown

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Jan 18, 12:26am - #376578 
the car looks soo much better w/o DRLs. looks cleaner

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Jan 18, 12:39am - #376579 
Agree with those who disabled their DRL. Disabled them on the first Celi, and also disabled them on my current Celi.

As for the wire to cut, there should be only one yellow wire with green stripes. I tried looking to see if there were wires that was similar but there isn't. Just turn the wire plug the same way as shown in the pic above.


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Jan 18, 2:47am - #376580 
Originally Posted by fonz182
the car looks soo much better w/o DRLs. looks cleaner


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Jan 18, 3:26am - #376581 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Originally Posted by fonz182
the car looks soo much better w/o DRLs. looks cleaner


Yeah well, whenever you guys get hit by some stupid 15yr old first time driver that "Didn't See Your Car" untill it got hit, you'll be glad you have DRL's.


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Jan 18, 7:09am - #376582 
If they couldn't see my car without DRL's in the daytime I don't think they would've saw me with my DRL's.

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Jan 18, 11:34am - #376583 
Originally Posted by Teknikal
If they couldn't see my car without DRL's in the daytime I don't think they would've saw me with my DRL's.


Agreed.


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Jan 18, 12:08pm - #376584 
i used the ecelica instructions to disable mine went like a charm hardest part was putting a piece of tape back on that wire.

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Jan 18, 12:18pm - #376585 
Originally Posted by Chelica815
Originally Posted by Teknikal
If they couldn't see my car without DRL's in the daytime I don't think they would've saw me with my DRL's.


Agreed.


haha also agree... thumbsup


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Jan 18, 5:56pm - #376586 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Originally Posted by fonz182
the car looks soo much better w/o DRLs. looks cleaner


Yeah well, whenever you guys get hit by some stupid 15yr old first time driver that "Didn't See Your Car" untill it got hit, you'll be glad you have DRL's.


what about the 103909340930492308402384 other cars on the road without DRLs? i guess they are all doomed...

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Jan 18, 6:20pm - #376587 
haha agreed...by the way does this cut off the high beams for good?

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Jan 18, 6:29pm - #376588 
Originally Posted by fonz182
the car looks soo much better w/o DRLs. looks cleaner


How does it look cleaner? confused Its just lights that are already built into your headlamp pods.

If it looks so much better, turn the car off first and take a picture. If you're doing underbody, wire them to a hot, like the battery, so you can have them on without the ignition. No need to disable stuff. wave


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Jan 18, 6:35pm - #376589 
I can have them on when the car is off, i have a switch for that. I can have them off or on when driving or not driving. Its for when im pulling up, that i may just put the parking lights on, so you can Clearly see my underglow, and my aftermarket wedge bulbs happywink

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Jan 18, 6:35pm - #376590 
So by cutting this wire, will it disable my high beams for good? I dont want that to happen..

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Jan 18, 8:40pm - #376591 
no,just drls

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Jan 18, 10:07pm - #376592 
Originally Posted by fonz182

Originally Posted by Polykarb

Originally Posted by gtscelica05

Originally Posted by fonz182

the car looks soo much better w/o DRLs. looks cleaner


Yeah well, whenever you guys get hit by some stupid 15yr old first time driver that "Didn't See Your Car" untill it got hit, you'll be glad you have DRL's.


what about the 103909340930492308402384 other cars on the road without DRLs? i guess they are all doomed...


rofl thumbsup roflDRL's are gay yourock

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Jan 18, 10:15pm - #376593 
Originally Posted by Sancho
Originally Posted by fonz182
the car looks soo much better w/o DRLs. looks cleaner


How does it look cleaner? confused Its just lights that are already built into your headlamp pods.

If it looks so much better, turn the car off first and take a picture. If you're doing underbody, wire them to a hot, like the battery, so you can have them on without the ignition. No need to disable stuff. wave


well you and your car gotta always look your best while driving. you never know when your gonna pull up beside a group of hot chicks thumbsup thumbsup happywink

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Jan 18, 10:23pm - #376594 
Originally Posted by fonz182
Originally Posted by Sancho
Originally Posted by fonz182
the car looks soo much better w/o DRLs. looks cleaner


How does it look cleaner? confused Its just lights that are already built into your headlamp pods.

If it looks so much better, turn the car off first and take a picture. If you're doing underbody, wire them to a hot, like the battery, so you can have them on without the ignition. No need to disable stuff. wave


well you and your car gotta always look your best while driving. you never know when your gonna pull up beside a group of hot chicks thumbsup thumbsup happywink


hahah thats fa sho!

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Jan 19, 8:52am - #376595 
Some of you guys are being really dumb about this thread. Even though you disable your DRL's does NOT mean that you can't drive without your lights on. when you see one of those kamakazi teenage driver that was being referred to you can simply turn your headlights on so they can see you better. Disabling your DRL's is one of the best and easiest mods to do. The only reason why cars have DRL's is because some people are retarded and forget to turn their lights on in the dark so then our society had to come up with another "feature" to adhear to the retard drivers in the world.

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Jan 19, 6:20pm - #376596 
I agree, but im not one of those! lol

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Jan 20, 12:37am - #376597 
Originally Posted by Rick
So by cutting this wire, will it disable my high beams for good? I dont want that to happen..


No, you will have FULL control of your lights. It is basically like any other cars without DRL. You can turn on your low and high beam anytime you want.


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Jan 20, 2:25am - #376598 
this must be the easiest mod~ and free too lol!


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Jan 20, 2:35am - #376599 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
this must be the easiest mod~ and free too lol!


Agreed. Free mods are the best mods. Hehe.


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Jan 20, 3:47pm - #376600 
Alright, I didnt even take anything out, I went through the wires that were bundled and taped together, found the yellow with a green stripe on, cut it and taped it, and now it works perfect! Easy great mod!

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Jan 20, 5:25pm - #376601 
Originally Posted by Barrett
Some of you guys are being really dumb about this thread. Even though you disable your DRL's does NOT mean that you can't drive without your lights on. when you see one of those kamakazi teenage driver that was being referred to you can simply turn your headlights on so they can see you better. Disabling your DRL's is one of the best and easiest mods to do. The only reason why cars have DRL's is because some people are retarded and forget to turn their lights on in the dark so then our society had to come up with another "feature" to adhear to the retard drivers in the world.


nah its for lazy ass people like me who forget to turn em off and end up with dead batterys lol. If my autolights broke I wouldnt notice for awhile cause im too lazy to turn them on manually

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Jan 21, 2:03am - #376602 
^^^ naw foo you cant forget because when you leave your lights on and the key is out of the ignition you'll hear the warning beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep and it wont turn off till you turn off your lights or put the key back in thumbsup

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Jan 21, 6:08pm - #376603 
yeah and it's deffinately the most annoying sound ever... its not a beep but a lonnnng screetch. So if I do this mod I can turn my lights off at night?

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Jan 21, 6:50pm - #376604 
yes

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Jan 21, 7:22pm - #376605 
You guys do whatever. Kinda sad that you peeps think that DRL's will "Not-make-your-car-look-as-hot" in the day time, jesus christ.


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Jan 21, 10:03pm - #376606 
^^^ some people just want to have the ability to turn their lights on and off when they please...

like me, i come home very late at nights when im home from school and dont want to wake my parents when pulling in the drive way with my lights on... just an example


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Jan 21, 11:02pm - #376607 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
You guys do whatever. Kinda sad that you peeps think that DRL's will "Not-make-your-car-look-as-hot" in the day time, jesus christ.


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Jan 22, 12:09am - #376608 
drls suck ballzz...i disabled mines because i couldnt sneak up on ppl at night

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Jan 22, 12:16am - #376609 
if you are responsible enough and dont forget to turn on and off whenever needed, get rid of the DRL.

i personally dont like the DRL, and heres why.
the car doesnt look as clean with the lights on as without it. why?

my celica is carbon blue, so its almost black. well when the DRL turn on, my headlights turn to a yellowish color because of the light. the reason why i really like the celica is because of its headlight, and i want my headlights to look as white and shiny as possible. the car is black, and the headlights are white. that looks nicer than black with yellow. since i dont like the stock headlights, i changed them to 6000K HIDs so ill have them looking nicer, brigher, and whiter. with the DRL, HID turns on and off too often, which is not too good and plus if anything happens i have to end up paying 100s since the kit costs alot. so thats why i got rid of the DRL.

polykarb, its personal choice. just because you think its dumb doesnt mean it really is. the only reasons DRL are to help ppl out, but if you can do it urself then do it. i think the white headlights off are shinier in daytime than with the DRLs on. thats why on the manual it says that if you dislike it, go to ur toyota dealership and theyll turn it off for u.

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